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December 14, 2017

'I don't like men': Lawmaker suggests Democrat who touched him may be gay


‘I don’t like men’: Lawmaker suggests Democrat who touched him may be gay

See the tense exchange in the video above A committee meeting in Pennsylvania’s capitol was…


See the tense exchange in the video above

A committee meeting in Pennsylvania’s capitol was briefly derailed by a Republican representative who asked a male colleague to stop touching him, suggesting the Democrat might be gay.

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He launched into a long tirade after colleague Rep. Matt Bradford laid a hand on his forearm for a moment.

“Rep. Bradford, look, I’m a heterosexual. I have a wife, I love my wife, I don’t like men as you might, but stop touching me all the time. Keep your hands to yourself. If you want to touch someone, you have people on your side of the aisle who might like it. I don’t.” Metcalfe said.

A visibly stunned Bradford laughed and said the meeting was “officially off the rails.” He requested a sidebar to discuss what he called “extraneous issues.”

Bradford’s online biography says he has a wife and children.

A call has been made for Metcalfe to resign after the remarks.

“Enough is enough. Daryl Metcalfe is a walking, talking embarrassment to Pennsylvanians and doesn’t deserve the honor of serving in public office,” said Brandon Cwalina, Spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party.

Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 reached out for comment from Metcalfe and has not heard back.


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‘I don’t like men’: Lawmaker suggests Democrat who touched him may be gay


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