Boehner Shames Reporter: ‘Are You Really Going To Ask Such A Stupid Question?’ [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter
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When asked by a reporter Thursday whether Amtrak was well-funded enough in the lead-up to the crash of Amtrak 188, Speaker of the House John Boehner mocked her for the “stupid question.” (RELATED: Democrats Exploit Amtrak Crash To Promote Big Government)

“Are you really going to ask such a stupid question?” he asked incredulously. “Listen, they started this yesterday, ‘It’s all about funding. It’s all about funding.’ Well, obviously it’s not about funding.”

“The train was going twice the speed limit,” Boehner continued. “Adequate funds were there, no money has been cut from rail safety, and the House passed a bill earlier this spring to reauthorize Amtrak and authorize a lot of these programs.”

“It’s hard for me to imagine that people take the bait on some of the nonsense that gets spewed around here,” Boehner added, while unfortunately neglecting to drop the mic. (VIDEO: Dem Senator Immediately Politicizes Amtrak Crash)


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