House floor erupts in groans as female Democrat blasts 'sex-starved males' in abortion debate

Mail Online | 6/12/2019 | Geoff Earle, Deputy U.s. Political Editor For
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California Democrat Rep. Norma Torres momentarily stunned colleagues when blasted 'sex-starved males' she accused of interfering in the abortion debate.

The third-term congresswoman made the comment during a debate over a spending bill for health and human services programs.

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'It is tiring to hear from so many sex-starved males on this floor talk about a woman's right to choose,' she said.

A trio of aides seated behind her at first didn't look up from their smart phones following the remark, although it elicited groans from inside the chamber.

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Republican Rep. Rob Woodall of Georgia promptly asked Torres if she would like to modify her statement, as lawmakers are allowed to do under House rules.

She said she would – only to repeat the offending comment.

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'Mr. Speaker, I would just like to ask my friend if she'd like to change her last statement,' Woodall inquired.

'Mr. Speaker, if it pleases my colleague on the other side, I will withdraw my statement about sex-starved males...
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