When Rep. Brian Mast put Lee on blast in a Twitter video, Lee accused him of deliberately deceptive the general public as a result of he has a “lust for retweets like a child.”
Florida Republican Brian Mast posted video Thursday exhibiting American and POW flags in a bin.
“So this is a WTF moment in the House of Representatives. People are moving offices and this is apparently where Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee keeps her American flag, her POW flag, uh, in the garbage can. In the trash,” Mast posted.
Lee fired again Friday evening and accused Mast of deliberately deceptive the general public.
“As you voted against certifying the 2020 election results *after* January 6th, it is not surprising that you would take to Twitter to parrot yet another big lie,” the Houston Democrat tweeted.
She additionally shared a video exhibiting the hallways of the Capitol are full of furnishings and shifting containers as lawmakers transfer out and in of places of work. She identified that the Architect of the Capitol handles the shifting course of and mentioned she contacted the AOC in regards to the flags.
“The AOC team has confirmed that the flags were placed in a tall vertical moving bin to prevent them from falling over while awaiting transport,”Lee tweeted.
“Additionally, this moving bin is not and has never been a trash receptacle.”
Several Mast followers identified that the bin was clearly labeled that it was being moved to a different office.
Mast, a veteran, hadn’t responded to Lee’s tweets eventually examine and his office hasn’t responded to our request for a remark.
Lee accused Mast of operating to Twitter “to lust for retweets like a child.”
Other members of Congress additionally weighed in. Rep. Ted Lieu referred to as Mast’s tweet “a dishonorable attempt to score cheap political points.”