Dem Rep. Gutierrez Denies Reports He ‘Stormed Out’ of Trump SOTU: ‘Completely False’

Congressman Luis Gutierrez walked out of President Trump‘s State of the Union before it was over, but denied he “stormed out” in protest.

During one part of the speech, Gutierrez walked out. The headline on Fox News Insider reads “WATCH: Democrat Luis Gutierrez Storms Out of State of the Union During ‘USA’ Chant.” The Fox Business video above shows the moment it happened.

But on Twitter this afternoon — after this got more and more attention online — he claimed that he wasn’t protesting, just late for a TV hit:

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