Rep. Steve King (R.-Iowa)

Rep. Gohmert Sets Sit-In Stunt Dems Straight: ‘Radical Islam Killed These Victims’

“Radical Islam killed those poor innocent victims! Radical Islam killed those poor innocent victims!” said Rep. Louie Gohmert (R.-Texas) pointing to a placard with the faces of the 49 victims killed June 12 by a Omar Mateen at Orlando’s Pulse, a gay nightclub. Some of the victims and more than 50 survivors were shot by police officers, but the details have not been released.

Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (C) arrives for votes as House Democrats stages a sit-in on the House floor June 22, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.