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GOP Rep Caught Napping During Colleague's Speech

With no government shutdown end in sight, one Republican congressman showed some fatigue on the House floor in embarrassing fashion.

A live camera caught Rep. George Holding (R-N.C.) dozing Thursday night during a 45-minute speech by fellow Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas). The Hill notes the moment happened about 40 minutes into Gohmert's Obamacare address.

"It's about trying to do what's right for the whole country," Gohmert said, before the main camera shot turned to Holding sitting with his eyes closed and head resting on his hand.

Watch the clip above.

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