Inviting Nugent brings disgrace to entire House of Representatives

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 Clinton 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 Boxer (D-Calf.): “Barbara Boxer, she might wanna suck on my machine gun.” And at Sen. Dianne Feinstein (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 Boehner (R-Ohio) stepped up to stop this outrage? If he has any respect for the House, Boehner will prohibit Nugent from attending the State of the Union address. The Congress — and the American people — deserve better.

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