Why did Emmanuel Cleaver drop the gavel?

Jim Talent

The Marc Cox Morning Show
July 18, 2019 - 10:12 am

After the 3rd-grade class act happened on the House floor the other day, Emmanuel Cleaver had enough.  In what may turn out to be an infamous moment in his career, he stood up to the mic and said

"I abandon the chair"

This was done after Speaker Pelosi and other House members got into a shouting match on the Senate floor.