Darrell Issa Motions To Cut Off Democrat’s Mic, In One Gif

The top Democrat on the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee lost his cool and yelled after Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) cut off his mic while he was speaking at a hearing about the I.R.S.

Via the Washington Examiner’s Charlie Spiering, here’s a gif of Issa motioning to have Rep. Elijah Cummings’ (D-MD) mic cut off, the move that sparked a mini-firestorm in the media on Wednesday morning.

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