House Republicans will take ‘appropriate measures’ to discipline Democrats for gun-control sit-in
House Republicans will take “appropriate measures” to discipline Democrats who participated in a June gun-control “sit-in,” Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday.
“Are you going to let the House stand with that behavior going forward?” McCarthy, a Republican from California, rhetorically asked reporters. “I think you’d create real damage to the House going forward, in the long term.”
McCarthy said “a number of rules” were broken when House Democrats staged a 25-hour sit-in on the lower chamber’s floor demanding a vote on gun control.
Drew Hammill, spokesman for Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, told BuzzFeed it was “absurd” to say the sit-in violated House rules. – READ MORE