ďHeís not mad at me, heís mad at Boehner, heís mad at all the rest of the Republicans around him, minus five guys who havenít signed the pledge,Ē Norquist said, referring to Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).
ďIím sorry heís flustered. Iím sorry heís mad. Heís embarrassed himself,Ē Norquist said, adding, ďI assume it was written by a staffer unaware of the number of Muslims who live in his district. He doesnít want to get into this gutter.Ē
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.