POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:44 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

GOP Rep. Threatens Opponent: "If You Weren't Sitting In That [wheel] Chair, I'd Slap You Across The Face"...

Thomas Rankin, the Libertarian running for Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat, said Rep. Barbara Cubin (news, bio, voting record), R-Wyo., threatened to slap him after a televised debate.

During a debate Sunday that also included Democrat Gary Trauner, Cubin and Rankin had a testy exchange over campaign contributions Cubin received from former House Majority Leader
Tom DeLay, R-Texas.

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