(ROLL CALL) Rep. Alcee L. Hastings did the one thing folks from the Lone Star State do not abide. He messed with Texas.
During a House Rules Committee hearing Monday on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Florida Democrat grew heated in an argument with Republican Michael C. Burgess of Texas over states that did not create their own insurance exchanges, which is the subject of a pending Supreme Court case.
“Had governors worked with the administration, we might not be in this position,” Hastings said. “I don’t know about in your state, which I think is a crazy state to begin with – and I mean that just as I said it.”
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