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 Diane Rodham ClintonGeorge HW Bush wears 'book socks' to Barbara Bush's funeral to honor her passion for literacy Obamas, Clintons to attend funeral of Barbara Bush Hillary Clinton to fundraise in DC for public charter high school 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 Levy BoxerThe ‘bang for the buck’ theory fueling Trump’s infrastructure plan Kamala Harris endorses Gavin Newsom for California governor Dems face hard choice for State of the Union response MORE (D-Calf.): “Barbara Boxer, she might wanna suck on my machine gun.” And at Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinSunday Shows Preview: Emmanuel Macron talks ahead of state dinner CIA declassifies memo on nominee's handling of interrogation tapes Senate panel punts Mueller protection bill to next week 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 Andrew BoehnerA warning to Ryan’s successor: The Speakership is no cakewalk With Ryan out, let’s blow up the process for selecting the next Speaker Race for Republican Speaker rare chance to unify party for election MORE (R-Ohio) stepped up to stop this outrage? If he has any respect for the House, BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerA warning to Ryan’s successor: The Speakership is no cakewalk With Ryan out, let’s blow up the process for selecting the next Speaker Race for Republican Speaker rare chance to unify party for election MORE will prohibit Nugent from attending the State of the Union address. The Congress — and the American people — deserve better.