GOP senator challenges union boss to fight



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Quit the tough guy act in these Senate hearings you know where to find me any place anytime Cowboy sir this is a time this is a place you want to run your mouth we can be to consenting adults we can finish it here okay that’s fine perfect you want

To do it now I’d love to do it right now well stand your butt up then you stand your butt up oh hold stop it is that your solution every rep no no sit down sit down you no you’re a United States Senator sit down okay sit down please

All right can I respond Mr hold it hold it if we can no I have the I’m sorry this is said you’ll have your time okay can I respond oh no you can’t this is a hearing and God knows the American people have enough a contempt the Congress let’s not thugs

Andies I don’t like you cuz you just described yourself

A congressional hearing devolved into an angry confrontation between a senator and a witness on Tuesday, Nov. 14, after Republican Sen. Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma challenged Sean O’Brien, the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, to “stand your butt up” and settle longstanding differences right there in the room.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the chairman of the Senate panel that was holding the hearing, yelled at Mullin to sit down after he challenged O’Brien to a fight. Mullin had stood up from his seat at the dais and appeared to start taking his ring off.

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