This might leave a mark…

President Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to blast Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut for allegedly misrepresenting a conversation with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Wednesday, but it’s the part about Vietnam that could be an issue:

Trump later took a shot at CNN’s Chris Cuomo for not bringing up Vietnam during the interview:

Yes, Blumenthal lied about serving in Vietnam, but he was in the Marine Corps. Reserve…

…which opens Trump up to questions about his deferments:

Too late, as this will be the story of the day:

Another issue is that Gorsuch’s spox confirmed the comment, but Sen. Kelly Ayotte — who is walking Gorsuch through the Senate — disputed that he was referring specifically to the president: