August 7, 2022

Activist David Hogg escorted out of congressional hearing after disrupting gun bill markup

David Hogg, best known as a gun control activist who made a name for himself following the 2018 mass shooting at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, caused a disruption during a congressional hearing Wednesday and was swiftly escorted out of the proceedings by authorities, as Fox News reports.

The incident occurred during a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee in which members were engaged in a markup of a proposed assault weapons ban that would ban ownership of the majority of semi-automatic weapons, as the Daily Caller noted.

It was apparently a statement from Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) on human trafficking and drug cartels with which Hogg took exception, and that is when he launched into a strange outburst blasting what he referred to as the congressman’s “manifesto.”

“You’re repeating the points of mass shooters,” Hogg hollered, adding, “[t]he shooter at my high school, anti-Semitic, anti-Black, and racist” and also declaring “[t]hose guns are coming from the United States of America. They aren’t coming from Mexico.”

“You are reiterating the points of a mass shooter, sir. Sir you are perpetuating violence,” Hogg continued, as he was forcibly pulled out of the hearing room by a Capitol Police officer.

Appearing on Tucker Carlson Tonight later on Wednesday, Biggs blasted Hogg’s display, saying “[Hogg’s] saying that I am a terrorist manifesto-toting conspiracy nut, and the reality is he wants to get on TV, and he wanted to advocate for a nutty position, and…he interrupted our proceeding, and Democrats have said if you interrupt a proceeding that is the definition of insurrection.”

“He was invited there by the Democrats, that is what I’m informed, and so he is trying to grift on this whole thing, it looks like,” Biggs declared. “He should probably be brought up and charged. Where is that J-6 committee when you need them?”

Carlson had little use for Hogg’s theatrics either, referring to him as a “creepy little publicity seeker,” “low IQ Harvard student,” and a “self-righteous child who has no idea what he’s talking about.”

As the Daily Caller noted, the outlet’s attempts to elicit a comment from the U.S. Capitol Police on the matter did not bear fruit, and thus, it remains unclear how Hogg accessed the building, or whether he will face any criminal charges over his very public tantrum.

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