Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) is loving life. And why wouldn’t he be, having survived an assassination attempt on a congressional baseball field earlier this year?
Scalise has been using a scooter as he continues to recover from his injuries at the hands of a far-left, politically motivated terrorist.
The congressman challenged colleague Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX), who, at 87-years-young, also uses a scooter, to a race.
In the Capitol.
The results were a pretty funny motorized battle throughout the Capitol building, complete with Johnson sporting a helmet …
I challenged @SamsPressShop to a scooter race.
Here’s what happened next. pic.twitter.com/qcK2fZhRuu
— Rep. Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) November 8, 2017
It’s great to see Congressman Scalise having a little fun during his day, and the smile beaming from Congressman Johnson is pure gold.
Of course, left-wing trolls on social media had to deliver some attacks instead of just enjoying the moment.
They raced to the floor to speak against gun violence.
— dana malone (@danamalone1) November 9, 2017
Oh, I don’t think so snowflake. Just last month, Scalise said that being shot didn’t diminish his stance on gun rights, in fact it “fortified” them.
Rep. Scalise (R-La.) tells Fox that his experience has “fortified” his view about 2A 👇🏼 pic.twitter.com/GNirKJAew6
— Jesse Byrnes (@jessebyrnes) October 3, 2017
Then of course, there were the other usual suspects – the liberals who think any health care-related issue means Republicans have a double standard because they want to appeal Obamacare.
— Jeannine Lakes (@delorose) November 9, 2017
Others thought there should be a better use of time in the Capitol, seemingly unaware that lawmakers don’t work 24-hours per day.
Grow up!!!I think there are more important things to do in Congress than this GET OBAMA CARE REVERSED. LOWER TAXS! Grow up!!
— Rick Will (@RickWill18) November 9, 2017
a great use of time
— Joe Manning (@jgmanning) November 9, 2017
Weird, I don’t recall anybody having a problem with Michelle Obama holding potato sack races in the White House.
Jimmy Fallon + Michelle Obama + Potato sack race. Best thing about this pic is George Washington’s “you may pass” pose pic.twitter.com/N5F0M56u
— Matthew Power (@MattEPower) February 29, 2012
Or when President Obama and Joe Biden went on a little jog around the White House.
— Karen Barton (@KarenBarton3) October 28, 2016
Nope, the ‘R’ in front of their names means Scalise and Johnson are not allowed to have fun. Ever.
Oh well, it looks like Johnson won the race pretty handily in that video. We’re hoping to see a rematch fairly soon.
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