Rep. Louis Gohmert told Fox News' Steve Doocy that Sen. McCain should be recalled because of the stress of fighting cancer and because he broke his word on repealing Obamacare.
I kid you not.
"Arizona could help him and us, recall him," Gohmert said.
Fox and Friends brought on the Texas Congressman to complain along with Steve Doocy about how the Senate has failed to pass a healthcare bill that would repeal and replace Obamacare.
Doocy said, "So many Republicans in the Senate who said give me a chance, reelect me and now it looks like this [Graham-Cassidy] is DOA."
Rep. Gohmert said he was out in Arizona when Trump endorsed John McCain and called it " a rare mistake."
Doocy, "Now McCain is saying no."
Gohmert replied, "He is one of those that said I will repeal -- if he had said last year what he was going to do, Kelli Ward would have beat him, Ann Kirkpatrick would have beat him."
He continued, "You know, nothing inhibits recovery from cancer like stress. I think Arizona could help him and us; recall him. Let him, you know, fight successfully this terrible cancer and let's get somebody in here that will keep the word he gave last year."
This stunned the Fox and Friends co-host.
Doocy, "Say that again? What are you suggesting, that he be recalled?"
Gohmert, "Yea, I think it would be very helpful for him heal and the country. He's got cancer. It's a tough battle, but stress is a real inhibitor toward getting over cancer so let him go back, deal with the cancer, let Arizona recall him so that we can get somebody that will keep his word from last year."
Obviously Gohmert's concerns for McCain's cancer is phony in this instance. He wants McCain out to get the votes needed to destroy healthcare in America, period.
The voters in Arizona would never recall a Senator like McCain, who's in the midst of fighting a terrible brain disease just because Gohmert is wearing a frown.
Doocy said, "I feel you are going to take heat about him getting recalled."
Gohmert went on a long spiel about people who "are begging" him to repeal Obamacare.
Gohmert continued, "There are people that have cancer, that have heart problems, just like John McCain and they need help and he is blocking them from getting the help that they need for their lives."
Wow, just wow.
This is low even for Rep. Gohmert.
Editor's Note: Apparently Rep. Gohmert is too stupid to know there are no recall mechanisms for federal elected officials because the U.S. Constitution only allows for impeachment as a way to remove them. Republicans love to use recalls as a way to screw up state governments, but they can't use them for U.S. Senators and Representatives.
Poor sad Louie.