House stenographer rants during vote on bill to end the government shutdown

Lawmakers on the House floor experienced a little added drama last night as they voted to end the government shutdown. In the attached video, watch the podium at center of the screen.

A House stenographer—the woman seen in a beige-colored suit—steps to the microphone and starts yelling, "Do not be deceived," and "A house divided cannot stand."

She was removed by the sergeant-at-arms then taken to a hospital in the area to be evaluated.

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