Here's What Happened When We Asked Black Congressmen About Ellison's Push For A 'Black State'

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 09: Congressional Black Caucus members (R-L) Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA); Rep. David Scott (D-GA), Sen. Roland Burris (D-IL), Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) hold a news conference about health care reform at the U.S. Capitol September 9, 2009 in Washington, DC. Lee said the caucus expects President Barack Obama to show support for a "robust" public option during his speech to Congress tonight. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘I don’t see anything really objectionable’

Dems Still Likely To Face Punishment For Gun Control Protest

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) arrives at the Republican candidate forum on Capitol Hill in Washington October 28, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘I think the rules of the floor need to be enforced’

Afternoon Mirror

The Mirror | Betsy Rothstein
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MSNBC Broadcasts Uncensored 'Bulls**t' While Discussing Hillary

Elections | Steve Guest

The audience did not like Lewis’s mention of Hillary Clinton

EXCLUSIVE: Black Congressmen Support Idea Of Reparations

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 11:  Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) (C), speaks about Hillary Clinton while flanked by members of the Congressional Black Caucus, during a news conference at the DNC headquarters on Capitol Hill, February 11, 2016 in Washington, DC. The CBC announced that they are endorsing former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, for the Democratic nomination for President  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

‘As an African-American it would be inconsistent for me to be against reparations’

Dem Says Cops Need To Learn 'Nonviolence,' Hours After Dallas

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. Representative Lewis speaks before he helps unveiling the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp at its dedication ceremony at the White House in Washington (Reuters/Larry Downing)

‘Police officers need to be taught a way of peace’

GOP Leadership Scrambles For Support On Counterterrorism Package

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. House Speaker Ryan listens to a question during his weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘I’ve still got major reservations’

House Dems Hit With Ethics Complaint Over Gun Control Sit In

Daily Caller News Foundation | Phillip Stucky
A photo shot and tweeted from the floor of the House by U.S. House Rep. David Cicilline shows Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives, including Rep. John Lewis (R) staging a sit-in on the House floor "to demand action on common sense gun legislation" on Capitol Hill in Washington, United States, June 22, 2016. REUTERS/ U.S. Rep. David Cicilline

And for using the act for personal gain

Black Activist Wants John Lewis Sit-In To Protest Urban Crime

Washington Gadfly | Evan Gahr
Luke Russert interviews Rep. John Lewis

Says guns needed to fight the ‘chocolate klan’

Dems Are Aggressively Fundraising Off The Orlando Terror Attack From The House Floor

Daily Caller News Foundation | Phillip Stucky
A photo shot and tweeted from the floor of the House by U.S. House Rep. David Cicilline shows Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives, including Rep. John Lewis (R) staging a sit-in on the House floor "to demand action on common sense gun legislation" on Capitol Hill in Washington, United States, June 22, 2016. REUTERS/ U.S. Rep. David Cicilline

Barrage of emails accompanies stunt on House floor

Occupy The House Floor: Dems Stage Sit-In Over Gun Control Bill

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. Representative Lewis speaks before he helps unveiling the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp at its dedication ceremony at the White House in Washington (Reuters/Larry Downing)

‘The House cannot operate without members following the rules’

John Lewis Was Once On The No-Fly List He Wants To Use To Restrict Gun Ownership

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff
U.S. Representative Lewis speaks before he helps unveiling the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp at its dedication ceremony at the White House in Washington (Reuters/Larry Downing)

Stopped from boarding plane 40 different times

John Lewis Probably Needs A Cigarette After What Luke Russert Just Did To Him

Politics | Christian Datoc

They did it on live television

House Democrats Sit On The Floor And Pout Like Babies

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
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All apologies to actual pouting babies

GOP Rep Says Being In Congress Not Enough To Have A Ship Named After You

Daily Caller News Foundation | Thomas Phippen
The littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Jackson (LCS 6) during its christening ceremony at Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala. (U.S, Navy photo courtesy of Austal U.S.A./Released)

This has nothing to do with John Lewis

Rep. Lewis: 'Repugnant' To 'Keep Certain Individuals Out Of Our Country'

Elections | Christian Datoc

‘Who are you trying to keep in and who are you trying to keep out?’