Congressional bosses from Hell: Sheil...

Congressional bosses from Hell: Sheila Jackson Lee

Posted in the Sheila Jackson-Lee Forum

Always Thinking

Jefferson City, MO

#1 Jul 10, 2012
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas also hands out nicknames to the people who work for her. The Houston Democrat addressed one of her employees as “you stupid [email protected]” And not just once, but “constantly,” recalls the staffer,“like, all the time.”

Another Jackson Lee aide recounts the time her parents came to Washington to visit:“They were really excited to come to the congressional office. They’re small town people, so for them it was a huge deal. They were actually sitting in the main lobby waiting area….[Jackson Lee] came out screaming at me over a scheduling change. Called me a ‘stupid idiot. Don’t be a moron, you foolish girl’ and actually did this in front of my parents, of all things.”

Yet another staffer remembers requesting a meeting early on in her tenure to ask how best to serve the congresswoman. Jackson Lee’s response:“What? What did you say to me? Who are you, the Congresswoman? You haven’t been elected. You don’t set up meetings with me! I tell you! You know what? You are the most unprofessional person I have ever met in my life.” With that, Jackson Lee hung up the phone.

Read more:

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Sheila Jackson-Lee Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Global backlash grows against Trump's immigrati... Sun Frogface Kate 3,404
News What to watch for when Trump makes 1st address ... Feb 28 too much 3
News Around D.C., Sheila Jackson Lee's image belies ... Feb 28 Speaks Phart 1
News Maxine Waters: 'The tea party can go straight t... (Aug '11) Feb '17 RustyS 15
News Black Caucus members storm Senate floor to prot... Feb '17 okimar 2
News Florida Democrats walkout in protest of House t... Feb '17 o see the light 1
News 10 Things to Know for Tuesday Jan '17 RustyS 15
More from around the web