Republicans Condemn Freshmen Democratic Delegate Who Protested Trump
Republicans are condemning a Democratic Delegate who interrupted President Trump’s address to the special session of the General Assembly at Jamestown Tuesday.
Freshman Democratic Delegate Ibraheem Samirah yelled “Mr. President, do not send us back. Virginia is our home.”
Speaker of the House Kirk Cox says Samirah’s conduct violated the rules of the House of Delegates.
While praising the President’s speech, Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment was particularly critical of Samirah.
NORMENT: “I was very proud of him that he did stay on message when that ill advised little bastard decided to make a scene of it. The president was unflappable.”
Samirah says he felt the need to protest because he and his family have been the targets of discrimination.