GOP rep loses cool, sparks resignation calls from Dems after colleague briefly touches his arm
State Rep. Matt Bradford briefly put his hand on the left forearm of a colleague sitting next to him, Rep. Daryl Metcalfe.
That’s where things went off the rails.
“Look, I’m heterosexual,” Metcalfe, said, interrupting Bradford. “I have a wife, I love my wife, I don’t like men—as you might. But stop touching me all the time.”
Bradford initially laughed off the comment, along with others present at the meeting.
Metcalfe wasn’t joking.
“Keep your hands to yourself,” Metcalfe said. “If you want to touch somebody, you have people on your side of the aisle who might like it.”
Bradford is married to a woman, and has four children.
Metcalfe’s outburst was not well-received.
Gov. Tom Wolf called for House Republicans to remove Metcalfe as