Rep. Louie Gohmert Doesn’t Understand How Poor People Could Be Fat

Congressman Louie Gohmert, who recently filed an amendment to the failed farm bill to cut food stamps altogether, questioned “the amount of obesity in this country” from “people were told do not have enough to eat.”

2. A longer version of Gohmert’s remarks where he discusses people on food stamps buying “King Crab Legs.”

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