House stenographer who flipped out would like to explain

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Remember back in October when a U.S. House stenographer flipped out, shouting about God and Freemasons during the vote to put an end to the government shutdown? Well, she would like you to know she didn’t have a breakdown.

Dianne Reidy posted a 38-minute video on YouTube (that’s right, 38 long minutes) in what is her first public statement since the incident.

Mainly, she wants you to know one thing: “I did not have a breakdown.”

Reidy was fired after the incident, most of which is a blur to her.

“I remember getting up to the podium and after saying, ‘God will not be mocked,’ I don’t have a memory of anything else that was said that evening until I was escorted off the floor,” she said.

Here’s the complete video, where Reidy and her husband repeatedly quote scripture:

And here’s the video that Lynn Sweet captured as Reidy was being escorted out in October:

h/t: USA Today

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