WASHINGTON — Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert (R) joked during a speech Friday that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is “mentally impaired.”
Texas Republican Rep. Louis Gohmert (Image via Twitter/CSPAN)
“I do want to warn, since most people here are Christians — and I’m serious about this — a true believer knows what Jesus did,” he told attendees at the Values Voters Summit. “You don’t make fun of people who are impaired, have special needs. And whether you like her or not, Hillary Clinton has made clear she is mentally impaired, and this is not somebody you should be making fun of.”
Gohmert also alluded to claims that Clinton is in poor health — claims that she and her campaign have denied.
"I get the impression that in law school and along the way she's been very, very smart, but I don't know, maybe it was the concussion, the fall back that she did. Or who knows, they won’t tell us what’s really going on with her,” he said.
"We need to be praying for Hillary Clinton,” he added. “There’s special needs there. There’s mental impairment.”
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