Washington (AP) - The House's No. 2 Democratic leader said Sunday that comedian Stephen Colbert's testimony last week on immigration was "inappropriate" and "an embarrassment."
Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of
The committee chairman, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., asked Colbert to leave the room at the beginning of the hearing because the comedian had no expertise in farm labor issues or immigration policy.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of
Lofgren spokesman Pedro Ribeiro declined comment Sunday.