Wild House Protesters Chant ‘Kill the Bill, Don’t Kill Us!’ Minutes Before Tax Bill Vote
WATCH: Protesters in the House gallery briefly disrupt tax bill debate before vote: “Kill the bill, don’t kill us!” pic.twitter.com/jQtWDdnkYs
— NBC News (@NBCNews) December 19, 2017
Protesters showed up in the House gallery this afternoon leading up to the GOP’s big tax bill vote, chanting, “Kill the bill, don’t kill us!”
Reporters in the gallery tweeted details about the protest efforts before the vote:
Protesters chanting “kill the bill” have now interrupted the House floor debate on the tax bill
— Phil Mattingly (@Phil_Mattingly) December 19, 2017
Woman shouts “you’re lying” at Paul Ryan from the gallery and House Republicans shout “throw her ass out”
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) December 19, 2017
Protester in House shouts down at Paul Ryan, “You’d better go back to school to learn math,” says he’s lying about who plan would benefit
— Simone Pathe (@sfpathe) December 19, 2017
House protesters gone wild: woman takes her top off in the gallery of the House protesting tax vote.
— Anna Palmer (@apalmerdc) December 19, 2017
Protesters yelling “Kill the bill, don’t kill us” in the House chamber during #TaxReform debate. Can still hear them yelling in the hall after they were removes by security
— Anna Edgerton (@annaedge4) December 19, 2017
The House just voted in favor of the bill, and the Senate is expected to vote on it later tonight.
You can watch a clip above, via NBC News.
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