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Gohmert Defends Sarah Palin From 'Funny' SNL Sketch (VIDEO)


In the SNL skit, Tina Fey plays Palin and pokes fun at the governor's response to an interview question from ABC's Charlie Gibson about how her proximity to Russia in Alaska gives her insight into the country.

"They're our next door neighbors and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska," she said in the interview.

Gohmert said he wanted to make sure people had an accurate understanding of Palin's foreign policy chops.

"I just wanted to set the record straight so people will understand and the Congressional Record will properly reflect how prescient that Sarah Palin has been in the past," he said Monday.

Watch his speech on the House floor via Raw Story: