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 ClintonWoman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Trump: CNN, MSNBC 'got scammed' into covering Russian-organized rally Pennsylvania Democrats set to win big with new district map 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 BoxerKamala Harris endorses Gavin Newsom for California governor Dems face hard choice for State of the Union response Billionaire Steyer to push for Dem House push MORE (D-Calf.): “Barbara Boxer, she might wanna suck on my machine gun.” And at Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinLawmakers feel pressure on guns Feinstein: Trump must urge GOP to pass bump stock ban Florida lawmakers reject motion to consider bill that would ban assault rifles 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 BoehnerRestoring fiscal sanity requires bipartisan courage GOP congressman slams primary rival for Ryan donations Speculation swirls about Kevin McCarthy’s future MORE (R-Ohio) stepped up to stop this outrage? If he has any respect for the House, BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerRestoring fiscal sanity requires bipartisan courage GOP congressman slams primary rival for Ryan donations Speculation swirls about Kevin McCarthy’s future MORE will prohibit Nugent from attending the State of the Union address. The Congress — and the American people — deserve better.