Texas rep on senators blocking O-care repeal: ‘If it was a guy,’ might challenge him to a duel

Texas rep on senators blocking O-care repeal: ‘If it was a guy,’ might challenge him to a duel
Congressman Blake Farenthold, R-TX. (Image: Farenthold official website, U.S. House of Representatives)

[Ed. – I’m not sure Farenthold would win a duel with Collins, Capito, or Murkowski.  But it’s good to know he is chivalrous enough to not think of shooting at them.]

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R, Texas) said Monday it is “absolutely repugnant” that the Republican-led Senate has not fulfilled its promise to repeal Obamacare, suggesting that, under slightly different circumstances, a duel might be the best way to resolve the issue.

In a radio interview with “1440 Keys,” Farenthold singled out “some female senators from the Northeast” for stalling the GOP repeal effort, the Associated Press reported.

“If it was a guy from south Texas, I might ask him to step outside and settle this Aaron Burr-style,” Farenthold said.

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