Alleged ‘Weed Lady’ Rep. Nancy Mace Asks Rep. Matt Gaetz If He’s On Drugs

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Brianna Lyman News and Commentary Writer
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South Carolina Republican Rep. Nancy Mace asked Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz if he’s on drugs, as Gaetz refuses to vote for Kevin McCarthy in the bid for Speaker of the House.

Mace, who has pushed to legalize cannabis in the U.S., accused Gaetz on Wednesday of being on drugs in response to Gaetz and several other lawmakers refusing to vote for McCarthy as the House begins its fourth vote to elect a new speaker.

“I know people think I’m the weed lady…but serious question [Rep. Matt Gaetz], what are you on?” she wrote.

Gaetz has been an open critic of McCarthy, previously saying, “If you want to drain the swamp, you cannot put the biggest alligator in charge of the exercise.”(RELATED: GOP Rep. Scott Perry Slams Crenshaw, Bacon For ‘Over The Top’ And ‘Outrageous’ Attacks On Fellow Republicans)

“It is true that we struggle with trust with Mr. McCarthy. Because time and again, his viewpoints, his positions, they shift like sands underneath you,” Gaetz continued, speaking to reporters Tuesday. “Mr. McCarthy is not only responsive to pressure from the right, time and again, he has failed to achieve the goals that we seek on spending.”

Mace continued to troll Gaetz on Wednesday, posting a Photoshopped image of Gaetz talking to a seemingly uninterested woman.

“So I’m not really a conservative,” the caption reads next to Gaetz’ Twitter handle. The image below shows a screenshot from footage of Gaetz’s Tuesday conversation with Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.