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GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert rages against Mueller in wild rant: 'You perpetuated injustice!'

A fairly tame congressional hearing on Wednesday during which former Special Counsel Robert Mueller repeatedly referred back to his report got heated once Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) took the microphone.

Gohmert started his line of questioning by submitting his own article titled "Mueller Unmasked," which was published on Sean Hannity's website and describes the former special counsel's investigation as a "coup," into the record. Gohmert proceeded to probe Mueller about his relationship with former FBI Director James Comey, as well as the firing of former agent Peter Strzok, with Gohmert demanding to know when Mueller knew he "hated Trump."

After some time, Gohmert's line of questioning descended into a rant, during which he raged that Trump knew he was "innocent" during the investigation and didn't obstruct justice.

"The fact that you ran it out two years means you perpetuated injustice," Gohmert yelled at Mueller, becoming so angry that his voice cracked. Mueller simply responded, "I take your question," as Gohmert's time ran out. Brendan Morrow