During Thursday's oversight hearing of the Department of Justice National Security Division, Republicans melted down when Rep. David Cicilline entered proof of all their false accusations, forcing them to try to refuse to have them entered into the record.
Rep. Cicilline's remarks led to massive faux outrage by the other side.
"My first unanimous consent request is the ranking member made reference to a Department of Justice whistleblower memo, and grossly mischaracterized its content, so may I read the memo into the record?"
"I object," Republicans screamed.
"I have unanimous consent requests that a document, a Politifact, with a heading, 'No, the federal government isn't using the Patriot Act to treat parents as domestic terrorists--"
"I object." Republicans screamed.
"Attorney General never called parents domestic terrorists," Cicilline stated.
"And finally, a fact check that reads Kevin McCarthy keeps repeating false claims that Attorney General called parents terrorists for wanting to attend school board meetings be made part of the record."
Rep. Cicilline then told Republicans to read the documents and stop making false claims.
"Good luck with that," the chairwoman said.
This set Louie Gohmert's hair on fire.
"The gentleman impugned our integrity. I would demand that his words be taken down. He is not allowed under the rules to impugn false statements by this side," Gohmert said.
I guess he didn't understand what he just said.
Democrats are not allowed to dispute any lie Republicans spew, apparently.
Louie didn't stop there.
"And as far as Politifact and some of those, they couldn't find the truth with both hands," Gohmert said.
This has been a new ploy by Republicans since Trump ran for office. The former guy lies so much and so often, that instead of correcting the record honestly, they have to smear all fact-checkers and paint groups like Politifact and Fact Check as the actual liars.
Too bad Gohmert admitted Republicans are the liars supreme.