Mexican President Calderon to U.S. Congress: most Republican lawmakers wheren´t there. Unbelievable!
A mix of interns, congressional pages, and staff, filled in empty seats while listening to Calderon´s address to US Congress - Photo by Lauren Victoria Burke
There was something missing from Mexican President Felipe Calderon‘s joint address to Congress on Thursday. And judging from this photo, it appears to be…well, Congress.
ITK counts 29 lawmakers in this section of seating on the GOP side of the House floor. And 60 non-Members.
Those not in elected office look like a mix of interns, congressional pages, and staff, who were likely asked to fill in empty seats to keep the place from looking bare.
So where is everyone? In the…READ MORE HERE.
Maybe the reason behind this incredible lack of respect for a visiting foreign dignatary , was the fact that Calderón calls for restoring assault weapons ban in the U.S. neither the mexican critics to Arizona´s new immigration law, were not very popular among some of the congressmen.