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.
Let’s just say things got pretty heated between Val Demings and Jim Jordan in today’s House Judiciary meeting pic.twitter.com/SaE5gQBB7b
— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) April 20, 2021