Democratic Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee expressed outrage on Friday after acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker did not answer her questions in the fashion she saw fit.
“Mr. Attorney General, we’re not joking here and your humor is not acceptable,” Jackson Lee told Whitaker while holding a copy of the U.S. constitution. “Now you’re here because we have a constitutional duty to ask questions and the Congress has the right to establish government rules.”
“The rules are that you are here, so I need to ask the question and I need to have my time restored so that you can behave appropriately,” Jackson Lee continued. “I will behave appropriately as a...