Newly released surveillance footage has confirmed what many conservatives suspected all along: Jamaal Bowman, the Democratic Representative from New York, intentionally removed emergency signs before pulling a fire alarm in a House office building back in September. This shocking revelation, first reported by Breitbart News, shows Bowman callously throwing the warning signs to the ground before hastily pulling the alarm and making a swift exit. No attempt was made to open the door or assess the situation. It is clear that Bowman was not concerned about the safety of those inside the building, but rather had ulterior motives.
MUST WATCH: Jamaal Bowman removed emergency signs from Cannon Office Building Doors before pulling fire alarmhttps://t.co/hwBns42ZW4
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) October 27, 2023
Bowman initially claimed that he pulled the alarm in a rush to make a vote in the Capitol before it closed. However, Republicans have rightly raised suspicion, arguing that his real intention was to disrupt proceedings and delay the vote. By creating chaos and confusion, Bowman hoped to give Senate negotiators more time to craft a Democrat-friendly spending bill. This is just another example of the desperate, underhanded tactics employed by the left to push their radical agenda.
🚨 NEW FOOTAGE: Democrat Rep. Jamaal Bowman removes warning signs before pulling the fire alarm in a House office building last month pic.twitter.com/dhwOQN2G6y
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) October 26, 2023
“I don't know why this has gotten so much attention. I was literally just in a rush to go vote, man! That's all it was!”
–@JamaalBowmanNY lying through his teeth on October 2, 2023. pic.twitter.com/NfVRoDlw77
— Arthur Schwartz (@ArthurSchwartz) October 26, 2023
Statement from Congressman Jamaal Bowman pic.twitter.com/n4NT5k0vjt
— Congressman Jamaal Bowman (@RepBowman) October 25, 2023
In the face of overwhelming evidence, Bowman’s weak excuse falls flat. The surveillance footage clearly shows him immediately leaving the area after pulling the alarm, without any attempt to access the door or resolve the situation he claims to be so concerned about. His actions speak volumes. It is undeniable that Bowman’s primary goal was to sow discord and obstruct the work of our government. This is an affront to democracy and the American people.
The D.C. Attorney General has rightfully charged Bowman with a misdemeanor for his reckless and dangerous behavior. However, it is disheartening to see that justice may not be fully served. In a backroom deal, Bowman was able to avoid jail time and have his charge dropped in just three months by paying a paltry $1,000 fine and writing a formal apology letter to the U.S. Capitol Police. This is a slap on the wrist for a serious offense and sets a dangerous precedent. It sends the message that politicians can engage in destructive actions without facing meaningful consequences.
It is crucial that we hold elected officials accountable for their actions, regardless of their party affiliations. Jamaal Bowman’s actions were a clear abuse of power and a disregard for the safety of those around him. This incident should serve as a wake-up call for all Americans to remain vigilant and demand integrity from our elected representatives. Our democracy depends on it.