For Nugent to be allowed by leaders of the House to sit in the chamber is an insult to the president, to every member of Congress and to every American.

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It’s not that he’s an outspoken member of the NRA. Who cares? Ted Nugent has threatened the life of the president of the United States, for which he was investigated by the Secret Service. He’s also verbally attacked Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPoll: More than a third of Americans say Trump's election added to their stress The absurd reason Warren is concerned about DeVos’ ‘banking’ experience Why Democrats fear a successful inaugural address from Trump MORE and crudely insulted two female United States senators.

Of President Obama he said: “He’s a piece of s---. I told him to suck on my machine gun.”

Of Hillary Clinton he said: “Hey, Hillary. You might want to ride one of these [machine guns] into the sunset, you worthless b----.”

On Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerFeinstein to hold campaign fundraisers, a hint she'll run again Becerra formally nominated for Calif. attorney general 10 freshmen to watch in the new Congress MORE (D-Calf.): “Barbara Boxer, she might wanna suck on my machine gun.” And at Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinSenate seeks deal on Trump nominees Manning commutation sparks Democratic criticism Senate seeks deal on Trump nominees MORE (D-Calif.), he taunted: “Dianne Feinstein, ride one of these, you worthless whore.”

Seriously, he calls the president a “piece of s---.” Calls Hillary Clinton a “worthless b----.” Calls Feinstein a “worthless whore.” Tells Boxer to “suck on his machine gun.” And he’s invited as a guest to the State of the Union address by a Republican Member of Congress?

Why hasn’t Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerLast Congress far from ‘do-nothing’ Top aide: Obama worried about impeachment for Syria actions An anti-government ideologue like Mulvaney shouldn't run OMB MORE (R-Ohio) stepped up to stop this outrage? If he has any respect for the House, BoehnerJohn BoehnerLast Congress far from ‘do-nothing’ Top aide: Obama worried about impeachment for Syria actions An anti-government ideologue like Mulvaney shouldn't run OMB MORE will prohibit Nugent from attending the State of the Union address. The Congress — and the American people — deserve better.