Alan Grayson - Controversies

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As the 2010 elections approached, Congressman Grayson aired an ad showing his opponent stating that wives should submit to their husbands. He compared his opponent to radical muslim fundamentalists and gave him the title of "Taliban Dan". When the original video was found, it showed Congressman Grayson had deliberately lied about his opponent and about the statements made by him in the video. Campaign Adyoutube_id_number=dvB-mHXcWzg Actual Videoyoutube_id_n ...

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2010-09-10

On his campaign website, Congressman Alan Grayson states that his Republican opponent wants to turn US marriage laws into Taliban marriage laws and refers to his opponent as "Taliban Dan". Courage and Guts, or Taliban Dan?I'm up against Dan Webster -- the man who wants to institute "covenant marriage" laws that will turn our marriage laws into the Taliban's. But he's really just the stand-in for a rabid right wing that is desperate to see me gone.Why? Because I ...

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In August of 2010, Congressman Grayson appeared on the Ed Schultz Show and made the claim that President Bush let 9/11 happen by ignoring warnings and going on vacation. Videoyoutube_id_number=zpkp9w7Wwok ...

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While being interviewed on CNN concerning comments made by "Dr Laura". Congressman Grayson made the following statements.I think that it reflects a fundamental choice that we all make in everyday life, and which is, Are we gonna say any stupid thing that comes into our heads, or are we gonna give some consideration to the feelings of others?....I married outside of my race and so, by the way, did Moses.  He Married an Ethiopian.The comments were controversial in that C ...

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In response to questions about criticism from extreme left wing supporters of President Obama, White House Spokesman Robert Gibbs commented that they would never be happy with the President's actions. Congressman Grayson ( a Democrat) called for Spokesman Gibbs to be fired and made a number of insulting remarks. Comments by GibbsIn an interview with thehill.com, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said was commenting on members of the left leaning political blogosphere and left w ...

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In July of 2010, Congressman Alan Grayson spoke on the floor of the House about attempts by Republicans to enforce that extending unemployment benefits beyond 99 weeks fall under the PAYGO rules set forth by the Democrats. In that speech, Congressman Grayson stated that Republicans truly wanted to return to a time when people struggled from day to day. He states that this increases disparity was desired by the Republicans so that labor would be cheaper.Congressman Grayson then states that Repu ...

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A small group of Florida Republicans were meeting at a local family restaurant when Congressman Alan Grayson showed up and reads what appears to be an announcement concerning the event.  He accuses the people present in the meeting of spying.  He then got offended when he was interrupted and asked to leave. He finally leaves when he is again offended that someone is recording him.  Event at Perkin'sOn April 8, 2010, the local Orange County Republican Executive Comm ...

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In April of 2010, a urologist in Florida posted a sign on his front door which asked Obama supporters to seek urology care elsewhere.  The doctor practices in Congressman Grayson's district, and when Congressman Grayson was asked to respond, he accused the doctor of racism and filed formal complaints with the Florida medical board and Florida Department of Health. Letter on Doctor's doorOn April 2, 2010 an unidentified person took the picture shown below of a note which urologist ...

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On March 31, 2010, Congressman Grayson appeared on CNN's show "Campbell Brown" along with one of the founders of the TEA Party movement.  Throughout the show, Congressman Grayson repeatedly insulted the other guest for behavior that the other guest was not affiliated with.   CNN appearanceThroughout the appearance, Congressman Grayson appeared to be unaware of the questions and topics at hand and at one point screamed "apologize to my 5 year old" to the o ...

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In December of 2009, Congressman Grayson was being interviewed by Chris Mathews concerning recent comments made by Vice President Dick Cheney. Congressman Grayson stated that Vice President Cheney needed to "STFU". Videoyoutube_id_number=5Lc2_PSaOFM ...

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In October of 2009, Congressman Alan Grayson appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews and responded to comments that Vice President Cheney had made concerning President Obama's performance. Congressman Grayson stated that he had difficulty listening to the Vice President speak because he had blood dripping from his teeth. He then asked if the VP turned into a bat and flew away.The comment prompted Chris Matthews to dismiss Congressman Grayson and to state that there was a certain level that ne ...

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On September 29, 2009, Congressman Alan Grayson took to the Floor of the US House and declared that the Republican plan for health care was for people to "die quickly".  In the days that followed, Congressman Grayson appeared on numerous talk radio shows and defended his actions while further insulting Republicans and anyone opposed to the upcoming passage of the health care reform bill.  Republicans drafted a resolution of disapproval for his behavior. Comments on t ...

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In June of 2009, Congressman Grayson was being asked questions by an independent cameramen and reporter. He responded aggressively against the person and instead of simply stating that he did not wish to answer questions, he pushed the camera. Videoyoutube_id_number=umawimGQpY0 ...

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2009-03-18

In March of 2009, Congressman Grayson appeared on the Alex Jones show to speak about his efforts to audit the Fed. While doing so, he referred to Federal Reserve Chair Bernanke's senior adviser Linda Robertson as a "K Street Whore."I am the only member of Congress who actually worked as an economist, and this lobbyist, this K-Street whore, is trying to teach me about economics! Audioyoutube_id_number=HL5iPKTzXAE  ...

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During a debate in the 2008 primary election cycle, Democratic Candidate Charlie Stuart stated that after losing the primary election in 2006, Alan Grayson refused to cede money donated to his campaign to the general election and may have intentionally aided in a Republican victory by doing so.The rules of the debate state that the candidates can respond to personal attacks, and Mr Grayson rose to address the statements. The moderator objected, noting that Mr. Grayson did indeed refuse to cede ...