Rep. Joe Cunningham, D-S. C., was denied permission to set foot on the House floor, as he tried a six-pack of beer with him as a gift.
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
It’s 5 o’clock someplace – but on the House floor.
Rep. Joe Cunningham, a newly elected Democrat from South Carolina, was denied, tried to walk on the House floor Friday, as he, a six-pack of beer with him.
Banned brewskis, of Charleston, were a gift to Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-ore., a co-Chairman of the house Small brewers Caucus, Cunningham said on Twitter.
The Beers included: Brewing White Thai and One claw by Westbrook Brewing Company and Dead Arm from the coast, in accordance with The Postal and courier services.
“Friends, if you are a newcomer, hard, and I thought I would grease the skids with some of the Lowcountry’s beer,” Cunningham said on Twitter, adding that DeFazio eventually got the beer. “Can I join the beer group now?”
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DeFazio was, in fact, photographed walking with the illegal six-pack in hand.
Coast Brewing responded to the news Cunningham violation and suggested that the members should be included in the scope of delivery to be 32/50 Kölsch, because it is “cross-the very party.”
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Cunningham often the campaign stops at local Breweries during his race for South Carolina, 1. District. He defeated Republican Katie Arrington in the midterm elections, replaced Mark Sanford.