You Go, Rep. Polis, for the Greatest Immigration Reform Rant Ever: Stay #Rebelde

This happened yesterday in the House of Representatives. Colorado Rep. Jared Polis (D) ripped into Speaker Pro Tempore Jackie Walorski (R-IN) after Rep. Joe Garcia (D-FL) recognized Dreamers in the gallery and was reprimanded by Walorski for being out of order.

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Polis said: “You think they want to be spending their time here, Madam Speaker? Is that what you think? You think they want to be here in the gallery, probably traveling at their own expense to Washington? And you’re saying we’re addressing them, and that’s what you’re upset about Madam Speaker? I want you, Madam Speaker, to address the reason that they are here! They are here because our government is tearing apart their families, Madam Speaker! (Interruption.) No, will the speaker understand that the speaker is obstructing H.R. 15 from coming to the floor? Will the Speaker understand that? Will the Speaker understand that the speaker is preventing H.R. 15 from coming to the floor and that is why there are men and women in the gallery that potentially face deportation and their families are being torn apart? It’s very simple. It’s very simple. It’s very simple, Madam Speaker. Very simple.”
Here’s a shorter version of the clip.

Here’s a longer version.

(H/T HuffPost)

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