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Charles Rangel wants GOP to undergo psychiatric evaluations

After Karl Rove caused a stir when he questioned whether Hillary Clinton had a “traumatic brain injury,” Democratic New York Rep. Charles Rangel went on the attack against Republicans on Tuesday.

Rangel said that if the GOP is going to make health be an issue during elections, then all GOP candidates, or as he called them, “potential patients” should be subjected to psychiatric evaluations.

“If we are going into the psychiatric evaluations of potential candidates, then the Republican Party, they’re completely out of business,” the Democratic congressman said on MSNBC’s “Jansing & Co.” “Because the potential patients that they put up for president of the United States was embarrassing to me as a Democrat.”

He dismissed Rove’s comments as nothing but another GOP attack strategy.

“What are we talking about?” he said. “They’re off of the (Affordable Care Act), they’re now going into Benghazi, it’s all Hillary Clinton, and now they’re saying that she is mentally ill.”

h/t: Politico