"This guy's kinda cool, Dan Crenshaw," Davidson said. "You may be surprised to hear he's a congressional candidate from Texas and not a hit man in a porno movie."
He laughed, then added: "I'm sorry; I know he lost his eye in war or whatever."
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Crenshaw took to Twitter to respond to Davidson's comments.
"Good rule in life: I try hard not to offend; I try harder not to be offended," Crenshaw tweeted Sunday. "That being said, I hope @nbcsnl recognizes that vets don't deserve to see their wounds used as punchlines for bad jokes."
>> See Crenshaw's tweet here
The National Republican Congressional Committee also issued a statement slamming Davidson.
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"Getting dumped by your pop star girlfriend is no excuse for lashing out at a decorated war hero who lost his eye serving our country," the statement said. "Pete Davidson and NBC should immediately apologize to Dan, and to the millions of veterans and military families who tune in every weekend – because they're not laughing."
>> See the tweet here