Orlando Shooting: Texas Rep Sends 'Thoughts And Prayers' Then Blocks LGBT Protection Bill — And Argues Pulse Was Not A Gay Club
What the f*ck.
On Tuesday, House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions prevented a vote on a proposal that would ban federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT employees.
This is the third time Republican leaders have shot down this bill, filed by New York Representative Sean Patrick Maloney.
And what's worse, before the vote, the congressman adamantly insisted that Pulse nightclub — the site of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history — was NOT a gay club, telling National Journal reporter Daniel Newhauser:
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