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Dem Rep. Epically Explains Why The Current Congress Is Actually Not 'Least Productive' In History

Rep. Jared Moskowitz took time to disagree with fellow Democratic Rep. Jasmine Crockett's assertion that 'this is the least productive Congress in modern history' by pointing to the GOP's antics.

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After Texas Democratic Representative Jasmine Crockett asserted that the current Congress is "the least productive Congress in modern history," her fellow Democrat, Florida Representative Jared Moskowitz, respectfully (and mockingly) disagreed, pointing to Republicans' antics that have adversely impacted the chamber.

After Crockett issued her remarks, Moskowitz countered by highlighting several "accomplishments" of the 118th Congress, which has a slight GOP majority.

He referenced the removal of former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy—who was only elected to the position following 15 rounds of voting due to infighting within his own party—as well as the decision to expel former New York Representative George Santos, who generated significant controversy for lies and fabrications about his life story as well as for alleged campaign finance violations.

Nor did Moskowitz neglect to mention the unsuccessful impeachment attempt against President Joe Biden, to say nothing of other Republican preoccupations like the non-existent federal "ban" on gas stoves.

You can hear what he said in the video below.

Moskowitz said:

“It’s a little awkward when you want to disagree with someone on your side of the aisle, but I have to dramatically disagree with my colleague, Ms. Crockett, who used data and statistics and facts to claim that this is the least productive Congress in modern history."

His next words positively dripped with sarcasm:

"First of all, this Congress removed the speaker, ok? Which has never happened in the history of the republic. That’s clearly some...that’s a big accomplishment in the 118th."
"This Congress took 15 rounds to even elect that speaker that they then removed, right? Which was historic in its own right. And then they removed a member of their own party. That hadn’t happened in 20 years. So kudos, to them."
"They’ve had a failed impeachment of a President. I don’t think we’ve seen that happen in a really long time. This Congress did impeach a Cabinet Secretary, though, without meeting any constitutional threshold. We haven’t seen that happen in 150 years."
"This Congress wants to hold Merrick Garland in contempt and then possibly arrest him. I don’t think we’ve ever seen that in the history of the republic. We’ve seen a failed motion to vacate to remove a second Speaker. Again, history in the 118th."
"And who could forget that this Congress, on behalf of the American people, saved gas stoves and ovens and toasters and blenders and dishwashers from the Communist grip of energy standards?"

And his conclusion was the icing on the proverbial cake:

"So, I think Ms. Crockett was pointing out that this is the least productive. These seem to be accomplishments on behalf of the American people that are clearly historic and may never be repeated in another Congress."

Many concurred with his assessment.

And Crockett took Moskowitz's disagreement in stride.

No word on a GOP response, but we doubt it'd be as stupendously sarcastic as this.