Washington – Weiner Told Not To Use Yiddish in Congress


    Washington – Rep. Anthony Weiner let his passions get away from him just now, reaching back to the old country (Brooklyn) for some language in arguing for a single-payer health care system, and inveighing against insurance companies.

    “We’re not going to take hundreds of billions of dollars a year and give it to insurance companies who give us bupkis,” Weiner said, veins bulging.

    That prompted a gavel from Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman and a joking rebuke.

    “The gentleman will speak English,” Waxman said.

    Below YouTube from the debate, at the end of video Weiner says Bupkis

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