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Speaker Ryan Turns Off C-SPAN Cameras During House Sit In Over Gun Control

Following deadlock in Congress over gun control measures, Democratic lawmakers began a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. With Democrats shouting “no bill no break,” and an intense stand-off with some Republicans trying to end the sit-in, House speaker Paul Ryan decided to turn the C-SPAN cameras off. The argument he gave: “This is a publicity stunt. They’re not trying to come up with a solution to a problem; it’s trying to come up with attention.”

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