Friday, January 6, 2017
Watch Barbara Lee have her mic cut while protesting Trump's electoral college vote
CONGRESS | 13TH DISTRICT | Oakland Rep. Barbara Lee sought to stop the certification of President-elect Donald Trump's electoral college victory Friday during a joint session of Congress.
Several members of the House Democratic Progressive Caucus attempted to protest the results, but without result, but only Lee's microphone was cut off during her remarks. [WATCH VIDEO ABOVE]
Like others, including Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) and Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) attempted to speak out before being cut off by Vice President Joe Biden.