Debate over the COVID-19 emergency relief package brought fireworks to the House floor on Friday morning. Democratic Rep. Haley Stevens (D-MI) exploded at House colleagues over the COVID-19 bill.
Rep. Haley Stevens of Michigan shouts through the gavel during House debate on the coronavirus relief bill:— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) March 27, 2020
“To our doctors and nurses, I wear these latex gloves to tell every American: Do not be afraid!” pic.twitter.com/0oxkLwJ0Ss
After exceeding her floor time, Rep. Stevens was ruled out of order:
Big dustup on the Hse flr. Rep Haley Stevens (D-MI) is ruled out of order by presiding officer Rep Anthony Brown (D-MD), screaming about the coronavirus bill. Wearing latex gloves and shouting.— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) March 27, 2020
Rep. Haley Stevens, wearing gloves, is ruled out of order. She is ignoring the rule and screaming about doctors— Alana Abramson (@aabramson) March 27, 2020
Dem MI Rep Stevens screaming at the top of her lungs on the Hse flr, wearing latex gloves: Similar times of medical needs. Wars & flus past. You will see darkness..our society needs you stand together at this time..to our doctors & our nurses, I wear these latax gloves!— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) March 27, 2020
WOW. That was quite the scene from Rep. Haley Stevens on the floor.— Sarah Ferris (@sarahnferris) March 27, 2020
Hoyer was ready to give her more time on the floor, and she just ignored him and just getting louder and more enraged.
This is not the first instance of unhinged behavior from Rep. Stevens; in October of 2019, she lambasted constituents for their support of the National Rifle Association: