House Rules Be Damned … Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL) Wears Hoodie in Honor of Trayvon Martin … Then Removed for Violating House Rules
NO RESPECT FOR THE RULES OF THE PEOPLE’S HOUSE …
This is the respect that Democrats have for House rules … Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL) escorted out of House for breaking rules. Rush stated in his comments, “Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum.” No, however, it gets you removed fron the House under clause five of House Rule 17 against wearing hats on the House floor.
Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., lost his right to speak on the House floor after he violated rules by putting on a hoodie and sunglasses in honor of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen shot last month.
“May God bless Trayvon Martin’s soul, his family and — [inaudible]” Rush said as he was removed from the House floor this morning for wearing a hoodie.