Jeb Bush Smacks Down Debbie Wasserman Schultz During House Budget Hearing

When former Florida Governor Jeb Bush testified before a House Budget Committee hearing Friday morning, he faced aggressive questioning from a familiar face: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), a fellow Floridian. After a lengthy lecture directed at the former governor, the congressman asked a confrontational question about a particular bill he supported during his tenure, Bush shot back and defended his record.

Rep. Wasserman Schultz spent four minutes berating Bush for his decision as governor to use tax dollars to lure to Florida the private research institute Scripps, as opposed to public education or healthcare. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) interrupted her remarks, asking “Is the gentlelady going to give gentleman time to respond?”

GET MORE STORIES LIKE THIS

IN YOUR INBOX!

Sign up for our daily email and get the stories everyone is talking about.

Email

Previous post

Obama Labor Secretary: People Should Use Unemployment Benefits To Start New Businesses

Next post

Romney: ‘I Was Happy To See Pres. Clinton’ Call My Bain Record ‘Superb’

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.