If the partisan bickering in Congress ever devolves into actual fisticuffs, it seems like Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Washington) will be well prepared.
The congressman displayed his impressive martial arts skills in a short Vine video posted on Tuesday where he wore a replica of the jumpsuit worn by Bruce Lee in the 1978 kung fu film “Game of Death.”
“Do you know Bruce?” McDermott asks in the clip as he unleashes a spectacular block/chop combo.
McDermott filmed the video to promote an exhibit on Lee’s life opening at Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience on Saturday.
Jack D’Annibale, a spokesperson for McDermott, told the Washington Post the congressman is a fan of Lee, who lived in Seattle.
Business Insider reached out to D’Annibale to see whether McDermott believes Lee would be able to win a fight against another legendary martial artist, Jackie Chan.
“The Congressman thinks Jackie Chan is fantastic. The Congressman also points out that Jackie Chan learned a great deal from Bruce Lee and the student – in this case – would not beat the teacher. The Congressman gives the nod to Seattleite Bruce Lee,” D’Annibale said.
Watch McDermott’s incredible Vine below.
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