Ben Carson fought back against representative Ilhan Omar, D-Mich., After the controversial Congressman at his first Parliament meeting was criticized after a hearing on Tuesday.
Omar hit the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for his conduct during an appearance before the House Financial Services Committee.
"I'm not sure he's fully awake, maybe he wanted to recover his sleep," she joked. She was playing with Carson's time request during a tedious exchange with Representative Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass.
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Carson, a renowned physician and former director of pediatric neurosurgery at John's Hopkins University, fought back by touting his stamina during marathon surgeries.
"Since you've talked about it … I know what it's like to be sleepy, especially after 18 hours of operation and having a baby operated in the morning. uterus, "he said.
While there, Carson also fired a shot at Omar 's position on abortion. "J & # 39; hope @IlhanMN knows that I care about all people, even those whom she does not recognize as having the right to live. "
In May, Omar defended access to abortion because a large number of states, particularly Alabama, passed laws imposing significant restrictions on practice. "Women's rights are human rights," she said. previously tweeted.
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"No child or woman should be forced to a pregnancy against their will.These laws do not protect the rights of women, but also the rapist who commits these crimes," she said alongside a spokeswoman. article on the ban on Alabama.
Ironically, Carson received similar criticism from the same person who appointed him to head the HUD. When Carson and President Trump competed in the 2016 election cycle, Trump called it "super low energy."