CHAOS: Rep. Gohmert Derails Hearing By Asking Strzok How He Lied to Wife’s Face About Affair


Rep. Louie Gohmert derailed the already wild House Judiciary Committee hearing with Peter Strzok after asking the FBI agent a brutally personal question about his wife and the affair he had with a fellow agent.

Gohmert railed against Strzok for the bias he showed in his text exchanges with Lisa Page, the FBI staffer he had an affair while they worked on the investigation into the Trump campaign.

But then Gohmert accused Strzok of lying, and the Democratic lawmakers intervened, demanding the Texas Republican withdraw his unproven assertion. Gohmert refused, and got into a heated spat with Rep. David Cicilline, who called his claims “a disgrace.”

“No the disgrace is what this man has done to our Justice system!” Gohmert fired back, pointing at Strzok.

He continued, aiming his rage at Strzok: “And I can’t help but wonder, when I see you looking there with a little smirk how many times did you look so innocent into your wife’s eye and lie to her about Lisa.”

That comment caused an uproar at the hearing, and one congresswoman even shouted, “what is wrong with you, you need your medication!”

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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