As the Senate prepared to pass the continuing resolution that would re-open the government, a Mississippi Republican was caught on a hot mic making comments about the appearances of high-school aged pages.
“I thought you were going to say this was one of the most beautiful girls,” Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MI) said, as flagged by CQ Roll Call’s Amelia Frappolli. “What about these others?”
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During the Senate CR vote, Sen. Wicker said, "I thought you were going to say this was one of the most beautiful girls. What about these others?" to either another senator or a male page about female pages. pic.twitter.com/ZTHxOVvK1F# p #4_7 # ad skipped = true #
— Amelia Frappolli (@AmeliaFrappolli) January 23, 2018# p #5_7 # ad skipped = true #
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