MIAMI, Florida (CBSMiami) - Multiple politicians have been ensnared in scandal
by questionable social media posts. Tuesday night, state Representative Neil Combee (R-Polk City) became the latest to run into problems on
As first reported by the Broward New Times, Combee took to his Twitter account late Tuesday night and wrote, "Who Know? Did the White House Help Plan The Syrian Chemical Attack?"
He then linked to a conspiracy theorist site that is peddling a
theory by Yossef Bodansky alleging the U.S. may be behind the attack.
Combee would then begin a Twitter argument with Representative Alan Williams (D-Gadsden) before Combee said of the White House, "they lied about Fast
&Furious-Benghazi-IRS-You can keep your Dr-pretty silly to bite on
anything they try to feed u."
After saying to Williams, an African-American representative, that
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. condemned domestic spying, Representative
Williams ended the conversation saying:
"@NeilCombee he (Dr. King) also condemned ignorance. Point being - as
a public official 2 say that Pres.Obama & @whitehouse would be
involved is malarkey"
Combee was first elected to the Florida House last year. His primary
committee assignments are to the Regulatory Affairs Committee and the
State Affairs Committee and is also a member of the subcommittees in
Economic Development & Tourism; Government Operations; and Health
Combee has 550 followers on Twitter.