Sequestration was the issue as U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (DFL-MN) made a feisty appearance on Fox News' Hannity program Tuesday, calling host Sean Hannity's introduction on the topic "yellow journalism."
See the full 9-minute intro and their exchange in the YouTube above.
As co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Ellison has spoken out against the sequester budget cuts coming Friday:
- Ellison Leads Opposition to Entitlement Cuts in Sequester Deal
- SEQUESTER? Deadline Looms, Cuts Could Hit MN Education Programs
For Ellison, the Hannity tussle was perhaps his most combative on-air appearance since a late-campaign radio debate with Republican challenger Chris Fields at KFAI-FM in Minneapolis:
- The Claws Come Out: Ellison, Fields Get Nasty During Thursday Debate
- What Happened in KFAI Studio During Keith Ellison-Chris Fields Debate Fracas
- REPLAY: Rep. Keith Ellison's Name-Calling Gets Vulgar in Angry Debate
- AUDIO: Hear the Low Points of Thursday's Fractious Ellison-Fields Debate
- Ellison: 'I Acted Beneath My Personal Standard'