Louie Gohmert: ‘I’m Embarrassed For This Generation’

Speaking on the House floor Tuesday, arch-conservative Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) lashed out at the Senate-passed deal to avert the fiscal cliff.

“We’re taking up a bill that will not do anything to cut spending,” he said. “I’m embarrassed for this generation. The future generations deserve better.”

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