Yesterday, we posted a video showing a Republican lawmaker from Michigan having to contend with hundreds of rowdy attendees at a town hall in Detroit. The same scenario played out for Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) who was confronted by a rowdy crowd of thousands in North Texas on Saturday.
Trying to explain the GOP health care bill, Sessions was booed extensively. Upset with the behavior of the crowd, Sessions said in a stern voice, “I understand why you’re so frustrated. You don’t know how to listen.”
The event, which took place at Richardson High School, was wall-to-wall with people holding signs reading, “Repeal Obamacare.”
Sessions tried to explain the bill, but the crowd wanted no part of his sales pitch. “Do your job!” screamed one man.
When Sessions said, “We are going to pass the bill,” — referring to the Republicans’ Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA) — the crowd erupted with disapproval. Sessions responded, “It’s obvious to me, if we continue this, no member of Congress will want to meet with people.”
At this point, the entire auditorium began to yell, “Do your job!”
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