“Squad” Democrat Rep. Jamaal Bowman of New York refused to answer questions from a reporter as to why his story changed after he pleaded guilty in D.C. Superior Court on charges that he illegally pulled a House office building fire alarm.
“Mr. Bowman, why did you plead guilty to knowingly pulling that fire alarm, when you said you didn’t know it?” CNN chief congressional correspondent Manu Raju asked Bowman in an exchange that he posted on X, formerly Twitter. “You initially told us that you didn’t know it was a fire alarm.”
“Why are you still talking about this man?” Bowman said back. “That’s behind me, that’s been adjudicated, that’s done, paid the fine, moved forward — and in three months it’ll be dismissed.”
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Jeffrey Clark is an associate editor for Fox News Digital. He has previously served as a speechwriter for a cabinet secretary and as a Fulbright teacher in South Korea. Jeffrey graduated from the University of Iowa in 2019 with a degree in English and History.
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