Gohmert repeatedly shouts ‘Objection!’
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#1 Jul 11, 2013
Gohmert repeatedly shouts ‘Objection!’ to silence claims food stamp cuts hurt hungry families
Source: Raw Story
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) on Thursday objected over and over again in order to keep statements out of the congressional record that accused Republicans of hurting working families by taking food stamps out of the farm bill.
Before a vote could be taken on the Republican farm bill that drops the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)— or food stamps — Democrats attempted to voice their unhappiness by inserting statements into the record.
“Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks in strong opposition to the farm bill rule and the underlying bill because it will increase hunger in America,” Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) said.
Although requests to “revise and extend” remarks are routine, Gohmert immediate shouted,“Objection!”
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“GiveMe Liberty or GiveMe Death”
Since: Jun 13
Land of Liberty
#2 Jul 11, 2013
939 billion and over 80% is food stamps (800 billion)
Time to start cutting!
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