Skip to comments.Man sentenced for throwing glass of water at Steve King
Posted on 03/07/2020 9:31:43 AM PST by yesthatjallen
A man who was arrested last year for throwing a glass of water on Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) was sentenced this week in a federal court to two years probation.
Blake Gibbins, 27 of Lafayette, Colo., pleaded guilty in September to one misdemeanor count of assaulting a member of Congress, The Des Moines Register reported.
Gibbins was arrested in March 2019 for throwing water at the lawmaker at the Mineral City Mill and Grill in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
King was reportedly eating a group lunch when Gibbins approached the table and threw the water, hitting King and those at lunch.
The incident came as King faced backlash for saying at a town hall that Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials told him the people of New Orleans asked for help during Hurricane Katrina flooding while the people of Iowa helped each other in the midst of major floods in the Midwest.
Heres what FEMA tells me: We go to a place like New Orleans and everybodys looking around saying, Whos gonna help me?' King said in video posted online.
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We all know this is true.
Trump went to Tennessee and he noted the people were already rebuilding after the tornadoes.
They're not waiting for government money (which they'll get). Instead they're taking the initiative to help themselves.
What govt money do you think they will get?
Im living it buddy.
They arent no govt money
You can apply for a 27,000 dollar fema grant for a total house loss
Business can apply for SBA which is a rip off joke.....what a poorly run program...its a tar pit....
You better have insurance
Floods used to be worse because if you were outside flood plain it was hard to get coverage
Nashville flood in 2010 affected mostly folks with no flood insurance since it was an epoch flood double flood stage almost
And Corps caused btw
Ive got two biz damaged its on me and McNeil insurance group
At Katrina we had blacks begging for money and their politicians did get them a little but if you go to lower ninth its still pretty vacant
Its a canard that the govt swoops in after disaster to help private citizens loss
Govt cleans common areas and infrastructure
First on site besides medical are power and gas....usually a private entity
Not flaming u just telling you how it is
This is my second rodeo
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