Republican Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan cut off Democratic Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz during Thursday’s hearing on the Weaponization of the Federal Government after she began to make a lengthy speech.
RFK Jr., gave his opening speech to the committee regarding free speech and censorship, defending himself from recent accusations that he is anti-Semitic.
Wasserman-Schultz, however, claimed RFK Jr., has made recent, inappropriate comments that should permit the committee to remove RFK Jr., prompting Jordan to interject. (RELATED: Pro-Censorship Nonprofit Prompted Twitter To Suppress RFJ Jr And Other Popular Accounts)
“I would like to raise a point of order. Pursuant to House Rule 11, clause two which Mr. Kennedy has violated: I move we move into executive session because Mr. Kennedy has repeatedly made despicable anti-Semitic comments as recently as last week. Rule 11 clause two says ‘whenever it is asserted by a member of the committee that the evidence or testimony at a hearing may tend to defame, degrade or incriminate any person or it is asserted by a witness that the evidence or testimony that a witness would give at a hearing may tend to defame, degrade or incriminate’ and it goes on. Mr. Kennedy among many other things, has said, ‘I know now a lot about about bioweapons. We put out hundreds of millions of dollars to ethnically targeted microbes. The Chinese have done the same thing. In fact, Covid-19 there was an argument ethnically targeted. Covid-19 attacks certain races disproportionately, the races that are most immune to COVID-19 are–'” she said before Jordan cut in.
“Is the Gentlelady making motion or speech?” Jordan asked.
“I have made a motion to move into executive session because of Mr. Kennedy’s testimony and his previous statements,” Wasserman-Schultz said.
The committee then had a roll call vote as to tabling her motion.