Freshman Dem Gets Scolded After Using Her Time on the House Floor to Lash Out at President Trump

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Some of the Democrat freshmen in the U.S. House of Representatives are not taking long to show hostility toward President Donald Trump. However, this Democrat got scolded by her presiding officer after her anti-Trump rant.

During her floor speech on Tuesday, newly-elected Rep. Ayana Pressley (D-Mass.) took a swipe at the president for allegedly dishonoring the American people and devaluing the life of immigrants.

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“I rise today in opposition to the occupant of the White House,” Pressley said. “Mr. Trump, you took an oath just as I did five days ago to protect and defend the Constitution and the American people.”

“Sir, you dishonor that oath. You devalue the life of the immigrant, the worker, and the survivor. I see right through you and so do the American people.”

The freshman congresswoman went on to say that Trump’s push for border wall funding amid the partial government shutdown has “nothing to do with border security.”

“I rise today in support of the survivor fleeing violent hands, seeking safety, only to find the shelter door locked because of your shutdown,” Pressley said.

The Democrat presiding officer then scolded Pressley, reminding members to “refrain from engaging in personalities toward the president.”

Watch the video below:

Pressley is among some of her fellow Democratic freshmen who have stirred things up in Washington, D.C. shortly after their swearing-in ceremony.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-N.Y.) has been in the spotlight for a long time since she previously compared the migrant caravan to Nazi Germany then targetted Donald Trump Jr. after her remarks in a recent “60 Minutes” interview, while Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has taken flak for her profane impeachment comment.

Pressley’s call that the president dishonors Americans and devalues immigrants comes as President Trump is set to address the border wall “crisis” amid the government shutdown during a televised presidential message scheduled for 9 p.m. on Tuesday.

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Lannie Hack
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To ayanna pressley….please stop talking…you are doing more damage than you can ever repair.
If you are ever able to accomplish anything in Washington…then you can speak..until then you look stupid, inexperienced, ignorant, and desperate.

Sandra Sherwood
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I AM one of those AMERICAN PEOPLE she is talking about. Let me be very clear…SHE. DOES. NOT. SPEAK. FOR. ME !!! AGE = EXPERIENCE. It’s VERY obvious to me…SHE has a lot to LEARN. She needs to listen more and talk LESS. MUCH LESS.

Leftiesrloony
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Leftiesrloony

Just another dog who needs to be house trained. (Pun intended once again). Unfortunately it will be hopeless. The house is already starting to stink from past failed attempts to train others.

Mario Leija
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Can’t fix stupid.

KhyberRifle
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More proof of the Marxian understanding: “From each according to his ability . . .” Thank you and congratulations, Frosh Congresswoman Pressley, you’ve just justified your election, rallied your troops, laid out a plan of remedial action, and demonstrated the pinpoint on the top of your head

Joe Michael
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The Dems are going to further divide this country. Nothing but obnoxious and stupid.

WellHungChad
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Awfully “uppity” for a freshman don’t ya think? These were the first to get the “swirly do’s” back in high school!!! Seems we gotta wait awhile longer for the toilet bowl to fill ALL THE WAY!!.

Seriously b!tch, just chill and go to some more K street parties. Enjoy your undeserved time in DC. The status quo (especially Democrats) don’t like “uppity” in their ranks. They want you to vote with them and STFU just like you was on the plantation!!!

Rebecca Lance
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These ‘freshmen representatives’ are out to make a name for themselves and make a name they have. I hope their voters already realize what a mistake they made. pressley, don’t claim to speak for America.

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