Dem. Congressman: Allen West Had Chick-Fil-A Catered to Black Caucus Meeting, Insulted Everyone

Jason Howerton
The Blaze

A Democratic lawmaker says Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) “deliberately” offended members of the Congressional Black Caucus by having chicken and biscuits from Chick-fil-A catered to their weekly meeting, the Huffington Post reports.

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) said West even went a step further and walked out of the meeting even though it was his turn to provide the group with a formal lunch. He told the Huffington Post that the incident took place roughly 6 months ago but he apparently feels they are relevant given the recent controversy surrounding restaurant President Dan Cathy’s decision to publicly back traditional marriage.

West recently voiced his support of Chick-fil-A…

…“I wouldn’t want to go into his mental state,” Hastings added. “All I know is his verbiage and his rhetoric is way over the top. Way over the top.”

There is one scenario that Hastings has failed to consider: Maybe the chicken from Chick-fil-A is just delicious and that’s why West chose to provide it at the meeting — 6 months ago…

The complete article, with video, is at The Blaze.

Also at The Blaze, “I really hope that America will forgive you”–Abused Chick-fil-A attendant speaks out. 

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