California Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman appeared to nearly come to blows at their debate Thursday night.
A police officer separated the two congressmen, who are locked in a tight, nasty primary fight, after Sherman put his arm around Berman and seemed to challenge him to a fight.
“Howard, you want to get into this?” Sherman shouted as he wrapped his arm around Berman and squeezed him tight.
A police officer then approached from behind and placed his hand on Sherman in an attempt to calm him down. The crowd whooped and cheered throughout the moment.
Berman campaign adviser Brandon Hall said in a statement the altercation was evidence Sherman was “unsuitable” for office.
“At a debate in front of local college students Congressman Brad Sherman loses his mind and acts like a bully,” Hall said. “This speaks directly to his temperament that is totally unsuitable for anyone, especially for a member of Congress. The Valley deserved better.”
Acting like a bully? Sounds so familiar to anyone who watched the VP debate.