Bastiat Lawmaker Has Shown a Pattern of Abusive Behavior to Colleagues


MINOT, N.D. — Rep. Luke Simons is a member of the controversial and secretive Bastiat Caucus in the North Dakota House of Representatives.

According to multiple sources, as well as public records, Simons, R-Dickinson, also has a history of abusive and disrespectful behavior.

The incident that was the last straw for many who work in the Capitol building happened earlier this week when Simons was asked by Rep. Karla Rose Hanson, a Fargo Democrat, to put on his mask.

Simons answered with “f*** off” and “you’re not my f***ing mother,” an outburst that shocked observers.

Hanson did not respond when I sent her an inquiry about the verbal altercation.

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