Rep. Louie Gohmert Furiously Confronts Dems Staging Sit-In for Gun Control: “Radical Islam Killed These People!”
“Radical Islam Killed These People!”
As the House Democrats’ gun control sit-in hit its 12th hour late Wednesday night, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) threw down the gauntlet to Republicans.
“It appears the gentleman is afraid to vote and afraid to debate,” Sherman hollered from the podium as his fellow Democrats cheered. “And given the weakness of his arguments and his position, his fear is well founded.”
With that a furious Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) met Sherman’s challenge, marched down to the House floor and pointed at a large poster of the Orlando terror victims.
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“Radical Islam killed these poor people!” Gohmert yelled amid a sea of Democrats attempting to drown him out.
Much of the remainder of what Gohmert attempted to get across wasn’t audible on the video clip due to the opposing party’s chants, but he added again that “radical Islam killed these people!”
The Los Angeles Times reported that Gohmert pointed at a poster held by Rep. Corrine Brown — a Democrat who represents the section of Orlando where the terror attack occurred — and that Gohmert and Brown had to be physically separated during a heated argument.
The Democrats’ sit-in was an attempt to force the House to vote on gun legislation prior to its Fourth of July adjournment.