Wearing a candidate’s campaign pin is hardly out of the ordinary this election season. But doing it while conducting congressional oversight at a hearing where that candidate’s conduct is front-and-center — that’s another matter.
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, raised eyebrows Wednesday when she showed up wearing a gold Hillary Clinton campaign pin to a House Judiciary Committee hearing dealing with the FBI probe regarding Clinton’s private email server.
The committee heard testimony from FBI Director James Comey on the agency’s decision not to pursue charges and a newly revealed set of controversial immunity deals given to Clinton’s staff.
Jackson Lee asked Comey questions while wearing the “H” campaign pin — though the exchange left no doubt as to her leanings on the matter.