Another day of the COVID-19 pandemic, another botched video call goes viral.
This time, it was Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) â€• who appeared upside down and somewhat detached from reality after logging on remotely to a House financial services committee meeting on Wednesday.
Emmer, the chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee,Â began talking as if nothing was wrong.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) interrupted proceedings to ask Emmer if he was OK. â€œI am,â€ he responded, admitting he was at a loss when it came to removing the filter.
Someone on the line asked if Emmerâ€™s snafu was a â€œmetaphor.â€
Another suggested Emmer stand on his head.
A fourth person told Emmer he was going viral.
He later appeared to see the funny side: