Trump fans launch all-out attack on ex-Navy SEAL GOP lawmaker for defending McCain: ‘You’ll be a one-term wonder’
Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) via Instagram

Retired Navy Lieutenant Commander Dan Crenshaw -- who now serves as a Republican congressman -- defended former Navy Captain John McCain on Thursday. Supporters of President Donald Trump quickly suffered an online meltdown.

Crenshaw is a former Navy SEAL who earned two Bronze Stars and a purple heart for his service in Afghanistan, where he lost his right eye from an improvised explosive device explosion. He was subsequently elected to represent Texas in Congress in the 2018 midterm elections.

"Mr. President, seriously stop talking about Senator McCain," Crenshaw suggested.

This did not go over well with some of Trump's most fervent supporters.

Here is some of the criticism Crenshaw received from Trump's "Make America Great Again" base: