Day After Spat With Tlaib, Videos Surface Of Meadows Espousing Birtherism

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) questions Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump as he testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill February 27, 2... WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) questions Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump as he testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill February 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Last year Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay a $50,000 fine for tax evasion, making false statements to a financial institution, unlawful excessive campaign contributions and lying to Congress as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 28, 2019 11:19 a.m.
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Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) was very indignant Thursday when Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) accused him of using HUD official Lynne Patton, a black woman, as a prop to counter Michael Cohen’s accusations of racism.

He retorted loudly, saying that her implication was racist and citing black people in his life.

Unfortunately for the self-righteous congressman, videos have surfaced since the fracas that show him espousing the thoroughly debunked “birther” theory about President Barack Obama.

Meadows’ office did not immediately return a request for comment.

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