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Watch Replay: Speaker Paul Ryan Blasts House Democrats 'Publicity Stunt' Sit-In For Gun Control Vote

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:56:07 Z)

House Speaker Paul Ryan defends his characterization of the House Democrats' sit-in as a "publicity stunt." The Republican House leader used is weekly news conference on Thursday to attack the minority party's unprecedented tactics, suggesting it was a fundraising stunt.

You can watch C-SPAN's coverage of the sit in here.

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