Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) contradicts Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's statement that the Democrats' "sit-in" on the House floor is not "a political stunt."
REP. BRAD SHERMAN: If Speaker Ryan doesn't want the Democratic committee to be politicking on this issue, he has to schedule a vote [on increased gun control measures]...
The way to cut this process short and to return to regular order is to vote--
CNN HOST: My entire panel is perplexed by this.
CHH PANELIST: Congressman. You just said it was politicking. Congressman Sherman?
SHERMAN: I don't find that to be a dirty word, I think the effort of mobilizing the American people to demand a vote on this issue -- in most countries that is called politicking. Only in the U.S. do people attribute that to be something negative.