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"The chair must remind members that clause 5 of rule 17 prohibits the wearing of hats in the chamber when the House is in session," [presiding officer Gregg] Harper [(R-Miss.)] said after Rush left. "The chair finds that the donning of a hood is not consistent with this rule. Members need to remove their hoods or leave the floor."
Rush is lucky he wasn't shot!
Meanwhile, down the road, any prospect of reasonable, affordable health care was being dismantled by another set of old dudes in funny costumes.