S.C. Congressman stopped from enter House floor for beer

- It may be 5 o'clock somewhere, but never on the House floor.

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A newly elected South Carolina Congressman was stopped from entering the House while carrying a six pack of beer.

According to Rep. Joe Cunningham, the beer was a gift from Oregon Congressman Peter Defazio.

The South Carolina Democrat posted the incident to Twitter.

"Making friends when you're a freshman is hard and I thought I'd grease the skids with some lowcountry beer," the tweet read.



He added that Defazio eventually got the beer in.

FOX 5 News reporting from Atlanta

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