Dem Rep. Val Demings Has Wild Shouting Match With Jim Jordan Over Hate Crime Bill: “Did I Strike A Nerve?”

The Washington Post reports:

Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) was midway through an impassioned speech on Tuesday accusing Republicans of using police officers as “pawns” in their efforts to amend a hate-crime bill when Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) interrupted to object.

“I have the floor, Mr. Jordan,” Demings exclaimed, banging her open palm on the table. “Did I strike a nerve?”

Demings, who spent 27 years with the Orlando Police Department, heatedly accused Jordan of ignorance about law enforcement, sparking a shouting match with the Republican.

Read the full article. Watch the clip. It’s wild.