Democrat House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) was laughed at on Friday after he contradicted himself in the span of less than a minute and then was blown out in a vote on the House floor.

Trying to avoid a government shutdown, Hoyer stated, "I believe we should stay here and do our work."

"What is your motion?" asked the Madam Speaker.

Hoyer replied, "I motion to adjourn."

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A vote was then cast for the motion to adjourn which was met with an overwhelming 'nay' vote. Unsatisfied, Hoyer then demanded a recorded vote and was blown out 418-1.

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