Ryan spokesman busts Obama aide for taking picture on House floor

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A spokesman for Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanHouse Democrats hit with ethics complaint over sit-in Pelosi urges Dems to hold sit-ins in their districts this week Ryan: GOP won't 'tolerate' another sit-in MORE (R-Wis.) busted an aide to President Obama during the president's final State of the Union speech on Tuesday night.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest posted a photo to Twitter noting the honor of being in the audience for his boss's address. 

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Ryan spokesman Brendan Buck offered a lighthearted jab at Earnest, reminding the president's aide that there are "no pictures on the floor."
House rules formally bar pictures from being taken on the chamber floor, though lawmakers have been known to flout the largely unenforced rule, especially during big televised speeches. 
 
Several lawmakers were seen snapping photos during Obama's address Tuesday night, and lawmakers have frequently tweeted photos at previous speeches, including last year's by Pope Francis.

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