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July 26, 2014


GOP Lawmaker Mistakes U.S. Officials for Foreigners

"In an intensely awkward congressional hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday, freshman Rep. Curt Clawson (R-FL) misidentified two senior U.S. government officials as representatives of the Indian government," Foreign Policy reports.

Said Clawson: "I'm familiar with your country; I love your country. Anything I can do to make the relationship with India better, I'm willing and enthusiastic about doing so."

A video of the exchange is cringe-worthy.

Here's the video:












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