Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) in a House immigration hearing Tuesday characterized one of President Barack Obama’s chief advisers as a “demagogic, self-serving, political hack.”

The South Carolina congressman’s remarks were made in reference to White House adviser Dan Pfeifer who recently tweeted the following remarks:

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Rep. Gowdy found Pfeifer’s claim that the GOP’s immigration plan would “allow some kids to stay but deport their parents” particularly irksome.

“When I see quotes like I did today from someone named Dan Pfeiffer — who apparently works for the president — I think he’s the same Dan Pfeiffer that once said that laws are irrelevant. And he tweeted out today that our plan is to ‘allow some kids to stay but deport their parents. He summarized this entire debate with that tweet.”

“So I want to complement you and thank you for not being a demagogic, self-serving, political hack,” he said, adding that Pfeiffer could not be elected to Congress.

“I want to thank you for not being that and understanding these are complex issues where reasonable minds can perhaps differ,” he added:

Well then. Tell us how you really feel.

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