Room ‘Gasped’ During Bible-Thumping GOP Conference Confrontation – DIGIWIZ CENTRAL

Room ‘Gasped’ During Bible-Thumping GOP Conference Confrontation

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A room of House Republicans audibly “gasped” during a Tuesday confrontation between Reps. Rick Allen and House Majority Whip Tom Emmer, who had earlier won the House GOP’s nomination for Speaker.

A source familiar with the showdown confirmed the timeline of events to The Daily Beast, which was first reported by Punchbowl News’ Jake Sherman.

The story goes that during the closed House GOP conference meeting on Tuesday, Allen confronted Emmer and said “that the Minnesota Republican didn’t need to get right with him, he needed to ‘get right with Jesus.’” According to the source, “the room gasped.”

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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