Secretary of Transport Pete Buttigieg responded to questions on President Biden’s psychological state throughout a July 19 committee listening to on infrastructure.

After a collection of infrastructure-related questions, Troy Nehls, a Republican congressman from Texas’ 22 congressional district, requested Buttigieg to “describe America” in a single phrase, prompting the transport secretary to answer, “Dwelling.”

Nehls then pointed to a printed picture of Biden and a quote beneath that reads: “AMERICA CAN BE DEFINED IN A SINGLE WORD: AWDSMFAFOOTHIMAAAFOOTAFOOTWHSCUSEME.”

On this clip of the trade, Nehls says, “[Biden] shakes fingers with ghosts and imaginary individuals. He falls off bicycles.”

Nehls goes on to ask Buttigieg whether or not the secretary had mentioned eradicating Biden from the presidency utilizing the twenty fifth modification.

“To begin with, I’m glad to have a President who can journey a bicycle,” Buttigieg replies. “I’ll look past the insulting nature of that query.”

Nehls’ allotted query time shortly runs out thereafter and he’s denied additional time. Credit score: Home Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure by way of Storyful

Video Transcript

TROY NEHLS: May you please, simply in a single phrase, let’s have some enjoyable with this, might you please describe America to me in a single single phrase? What would that be in case you might describe America in a single single phrase?

PETE BUTTIGIEG: Oh, for me, I assume dwelling.

TROY NEHLS: Dwelling. Truthful sufficient. Truthful sufficient. Effectively, just some weeks in the past, that is how President Biden described America in a single phrase. May you please inform me what that phrase means? It is this one proper right here. May you even say the phrase?

PETE BUTTIGIEG: [INAUDIBLE], I am not within the behavior of attempting to learn transcriptions.

TROY NEHLS: I convey this as much as you, sir, I convey this as much as you since you your self questioned Donald Trump’s psychological frame of mind in September of 2019 while you said to CNN, I quote, “if our presidency is just not in good condition, then our nation is just not in good condition.” And Mr. Secretary, I couldn’t agree with you extra. I’ll repeat what your quote is, “If our presidency is just not in good condition, than our nation is just not in good condition.”

Inflation’s at 9.1%, gasoline costs are by way of the roof. Our adversaries are exploiting our weaknesses throughout the globe. And our Southern border is nonexistent. This administration places the American individuals final. The left and the dishonest media, which in my humble opinion, is the best menace to this nation, the dishonest media, started questioning President Trump’s psychological state again in February of 2017, a month into his presidency.

We now have President Biden in workplace for 18 months. And only in the near past, we now see the mainstream media questioning President Biden’s psychological state and for good motive. Sadly, he shakes fingers with ghosts and imaginary individuals. He falls off bicycles. Even on the White Home Easter celebration, the Easter Bunny, needed to information him again into his secure place. Cue playing cards that say, sit right here, or finish of speech, which he truly states. That’s, if he stays awake. So my query for you is, sir, have you ever spoken with another cupboard members about implementing the twenty fifth Modification on President Biden?

PETE BUTTIGIEG: To begin with, I am glad to have a president who can journey a bicycle. And I’ll look past the insulting nature of that query and clarify to you that the president–

TROY NEHLS: Have you ever spoken to another cupboard members about implementing the twenty fifth Modification on President Biden?

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

Please enable witness to reply the query.

TROY NEHLS: Have you ever emailed, and that is many time, have you ever emailed any members with the department in regards to the president’s health–

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

What in regards to the political appointees at USDOT, have you ever spoken about the–

Gentleman’s time has expired.

PETE BUTTIGIEG: I could not hear the query. I am sorry.

TROY NEHLS: Will you yield me one minute, sir?

Completely not. In the event you had yielded the Secretary a while to really reply the ridiculous query, you might need truly gotten one thing.