Congressman is Kicked Off House Floor for Wearing a Hoodie in Support of Trayvon Martin

CSPAN - Bobby Rush Trayvon Martin Protest

 

CSPAN - Bobby Rush Trayvon Martin Protest

 

Democrat Congressman Bobby Rush, representing a district in Illinois, was speaking on the Trayvon Martin tragedy on the House floor and was asked to leave when he put on a hoodie.

 

“A hoodie is nothing but a piece of clothing.”

 

 

Below includes Nancy Pelosi’s response as well as an interview with Rep. Rush:

 

 

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