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Congressman in hot water after 'rude' exchange with park police

Wednesday - 3/27/2013, 4:22pm  ET

WASHINGTON - A Texas Republican is in hot water over a parking ticket near the Lincoln Memorial, Politico reports.

Congressman Louie Gohmert was cited March 13 for parking in a spot reserved for National Park Service vehicles.

Politico reports he took the ticket off his windshield and placed it on a police car, along with his business card with a written message: "Oversight of Park Service is my job!"

U.S. Park Police tell Politico the congressman was "rude, irate and ranting."

Read more from Politico here.

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