Top Democrat’s Joke To African Leaders: ‘I Do Not Whip People’ [VIDEO]

(The Daily Caller) -- Playing off of his title as House Minority Whip, Rep. Steny Hoyer made a joke about “whip[ping] people” to a group of African leaders visiting the U.S. for a major diplomatic summit.

“First of all, let me tell my friends from Africa, I do not whip people,” the Maryland Democrat told a crowd at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Wednesday.

Some in the audience laughed, albeit lightly.

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