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Rubio Puts House on Lock Down

April 18th, 2008 by flanews

Speaker of the House Marco Rubio put his foot down today. Rubio ordered every representative to sit down. He demanded the doors to the House chamber shut and the internet turned off. Rubio was enraged after House Democrats attempted a filibuster of sorts by requesting every bill on the calendar be read in full.

Every Bill on this agenda will be read in full. The clerk will secure the chamber. The sergeant will secure the chamber. Each member of the House will be, Ill order the sergeant to find each member of the House and bring them into the chamber, and I think well make plans to be here quite a while. I apologize to those of you who had evening plans, said Rubio.

Many Jewish lawmakers had plans to get home for a religious holiday, but some worry Rubios demands may have delayed their plans.

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