June 22, 2016 6:53 pm -


Because they run the House, Republicans get to decide when the cameras go off.

Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) called a recess, saying the House was not in a state of order, and the cameras were shut off.

Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) that House Democrats staged the sit-in because GOP leadership would not allow Clyburn to speak about the proposed legislation.

“If you are constantly shut down, if if your voice cannot be heard, then it’s time to take extraordinary measures,” Bass told MSNBC.



D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.