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Gohmert to McCain: You're A Numbnut

July 24, 2012
Sen. John McCain, you sir, are a numbnut. At least according to Rep. Louie Gohmert, who called the Arizona senator and others "numbnuts" for criticizing a letter signed by Gohmert, Rep. Michele Bachmann and three other lawmakers questioning the radical Islamist ties of a top Hillary Clinton aide.

Bachmann and Gohmert signed the letter, sent to five different security agencies, asking how Clinton aide Huma Abedin received security clearances and questioning whether her family has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. That prompted a harsh floor speech from McCain, who personally knows Huma, as well as cautionary remarks from House Speaker John Boehner that such "accusations like this being thrown around are pretty dangerous."

Gohmert appeared on The Dennis Miller Show radio program Tuesday, where he said "it's obvious that [McCain] didn't even read the letter because of what he accused Michele and us of making these horrible allegations. There were five letters and there were many things that are stated that are facts in each letter, and I wish some of these numbnuts would go out and read the letter before they make these horrible allegations about the horrible accusations we're making."

Gohmert also seemed to be miffed that McCain used the Senate floor to blast him, Bachmann and others without a heads up to their offices. Oh, and he thinks McCain has gone soft on the Muslim Brotherhood:

"We also know that John McCain himself had said back in the early stages of stuff going on in Egypt, that he was, in his words, 'unalterably opposed' to helping the Muslim Brotherhood," Gohmert said. "Obviously the unalterable person has been altered and he's OK with it now."
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