[Editor’s note: Please scroll down for updates. Rep. Crowley denies that a physical altercation took place and Cantor’s spokesman now says the encounter was blown out of proportion. We have amended the title accordingly.]

Can you feel the love?


Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell has a different story:


Rep. Cantor’s spokesman is now dialing back his description of the drama.

Crowley denies that a physical altercation took place.

After all that, a big ol’ nothingburger?

Did reporters get this one wrong or was it Cantor’s spokesman who blew the story out of proportion? Stay tuned.


According to Roll Call, there were “multiple reports that Crowley was using his index finger to make his point and that he was poking Vieson, which is a definite no-no on the House floor.”

Read more at Roll Call.