From the Washington Examiner:
However, as far as historicity is concerned, it was just eight years ago that an estimated 45 House Republicans, angry about Democratic inaction on recent energy legislation, staged a similar protest and refused to vacate the chamber.
Like the House’s current leadership, then-Speaker Pelosi had the chamber’s cameras and the microphones cut (something she decried Wednesday). However, unlike GOP leadership, Pelosi took it a step further and had the House lights shut off.
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