Rep. Eric Massa resigned on Monday, but he didn’t go quietly.
The freshman Democrat from New York lambasted House leaders and White
House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on the way out the door before
officially resigning at 5 p.m.
Massa appears set to continue the talk; he’ll appear Tuesday on Tea
Party favorite Glenn Beck’s program on Fox, according to a tweet by
Massa’s edgy comments about Emanuel drew the most attention.
called Emanuel “the son of the devil’s spawn” during his Sunday radio
show and told a story about a naked Emanuel angrily confronting him in
the congressional gym’s shower. Emanuel was angry that Massa was not
going to support the president’s budget, according to Massa.
“Do you know how awkward it is to have a political argument with a naked man?” Massa said.
Massa had fought with Emanuel since the 2006 election. “He
is an individual who would sell his mother to get a vote,” Massa said
on the radio show. “He would strap his children to the front end of a