- Rep. Tom Emmer’s head appeared to be decapitated and floating upside down.
- He had joined a congressional financial services committee hearing via Zoom.
- It came the day after the lawyer cat incident which went viral.
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Minnesota congressman Tom Emmer’s head appeared to be decapitated and floating upside down when he joined a congressional financial services committee hearing via Zoom.
A video of the hearing shows Chairperson Maxine Waters asking Rep. Tom Emmer: “Will the gentleman suspend?” and then adding: “Mr. Emmer, are you ok?” to laughter and a response of: “I am”
Someone heard off-camera tells him: “You’re upside down Tom” to which the congressman replies: “I don’t know how to fix that.”
Later, a man tells him: “Tom, you’re going viral,” while a woman adds: “At least he’s not a cat!” to which he laughs in response.
The cat comment was a reference to an incident that occurred the day before whereby Texas attorney Rod Pontin appeared as a cat at a court hearing held on Zoom, which went viral shortly afterward.
I am not a cat. pic.twitter.com/d4lhQd0sJ4
— Tom Emmer (@RepTomEmmer) February 10, 2021
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