Democratic Congresswoman Gives The Middle Finger To Republicans During Congressional Baseball Game


Nicole Silverio Media Reporter
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Democratic California Rep. Linda Sanchez flipped off Republicans during a congressional baseball game late Thursday.

After a lead-off walk, the representative gave the middle finger to the opposing side’s bench during the sixth inning as she headed to the dugout, according to Fox News. The Democrats were losing the game by five points.

The game was a charity event to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club of D.C., former North Carolina Rep. Mark Walker said in a tweet. Democrats reportedly lost 10-0 against Republicans.

The incident immediately sparked backlash from conservatives on Twitter. Conservative political commentator Nick Adams called for Sanchez to be banned from all future Congressional baseball games. (RELATED: Seth Meyers Shoots Middle Finger To Trump Supporters)  

“Congresswoman Linda Sanchez flipping off Republicans in a charity game to support the Boys and Girls Club of DC. Sad!” Walker said.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the coach for Democratic team, told Fox News before the incident with Sanchez that friendship and the love of baseball were the reasons the representatives set aside their political differences.

Sanchez’s office did not respond to the Daily Caller’s request for comment.