C-Span Cuts Cameras As Stenny Hoyer Delivers Verbal Beating To GOP

Poor choice of tactics by Republican Party Member and Current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner when he quickly adjourned the house and walked out of the chamber as  Rep. Stenny Hoyer (D-MD) attempted to call for a vote to extend a payroll tax cut to middle class and working Americans.

Rep. Hoyer voiced his outrage at his Republican colleagues refusal to address an issue which is of critical importance: that of the effect on lower to middle class Americans reliant on unemployment and senior citizens reliant on medical assistance.

C-Span promptly cut the audio coming from the chamber and swapped the camera shot for one outside Capitol Hill.

Shortly after the incident, C-Span released a statement on Twitter explaining that they do not have control over their own cameras; that power is held by the Speaker.

Video included.


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