Sheila Jackson Lee staffer calls blogger ‘un-American,’ threatens IRS action

Joe Newby
Spokane Conservative Examiner
8/1/2014

On Thursday, we reported that Sheila Jackson Lee, the Texas Democrat once dubbed the “Congressional boss from Hell,” falsely claimed Democrats never filed articles of impeachment against George W. Bush. When PJMedia’s Dwayne Horner contacted her office Thursday for further comment on her “mis-statement,” however, he was berated by a staffer who issued a not-so-veiled threat of IRS action for daring to ask a question.

The problem is two-fold. Not only did Democrats file multiple articles of impeachment against Bush, Jackson Lee personally co-sponsored one filed in 2008 by former Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio…

…”I was transferred to a gentleman on Lee’s staff,” Horner wrote. “When I again asked him about the contradiction and stated that perhaps I was confused, the man said ‘Oh look it here, we have one of those right wing, tea-bagger nut jobs on the phone taking his cues from FOX News.’”

The situation only got worse, he said, when the unidentified staffer raised his voice and accused him of being un-American. Moreover, the staffer falsely accused Horner of being on a mission to destroy the country.

“I don’t have to give it to you because I don’t want to show up on some right wing blog and be on your Twitter account,” the man said when Horner asked him for identification. Horner said he never identified himself and the staffer simply made assumptions while attacking him…

 

 

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