North Carolina’s Republican Lt. Governor Mark Robinson lashed out at a Democratic state lawmaker after she delivered a speech urging elected leaders to try to understand and equally represent all their constituents, including people of color and LGBTQ people. “Next time before you get ready to say something on that floor come see me,” Robinson barked at state Sen.
Julie Mayfield after her speech, suggesting he had power over her and she needed his permission to speak about him, as video shot by Democratic state Senator Natasha Marcus shows: Mayfield did not mention Robinson by name during her speech.
Robinson has been under attack for months over his repeated remarks attacking LGBTQ people, including calling them “filthy,” calling