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Get A Load Of Rep. DeLauro Looking Like Purple Rain Reincarnated

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 28: Ranking subcommittee member Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) speaks during hearings on President Donald Trump's first budget attended by Patricia de Stacy Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), on Capitol Hill on March 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The 2018 budget calls for the elimination of federal funding for CPB, a private, nonprofit organization created by Congress whose annual appropriation is around $445 million. CPB in turn funds programming and distributes grants to public television and radio stations to help defray operational costs. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) Photo of Jena Greene

12:01 AM 02/28/2018

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Democratic Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro rocked an all-purple look on the floor of the House Of Representatives Tuesday and almost everyone was confused.

According to several insiders, DeLauro wore purple to raise awareness for National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro wearing purple on House floor today for National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week. pic.twitter.com/6yY6G3J9hi

— Craig Caplan (@CraigCaplan) February 27, 2018

It’s difficult to tell since CSPAN doesn’t really pick up the entire outfit but it’s just clear enough to make out the important stuff.

Looks like she’s wearing a short sleeve purple leather jacket which is almost definitely not in vogue. She’s also got on a purple ruffled scarf, purple bifocals, and a purple streak in her hair. Truly a sight to behold.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro showed up to work all purple today… pic.twitter.com/wsMjadx7N4

— Pete Kasperowicz (@PeteKDCNews) February 27, 2018

Looking at her, I can’t help but be reminded of a few cultural icons.

Prince, in all his purple glory.

Jimi Hendrix in his Purple Haze.

@AVRadio#NP
The Star Spangled Banner
Purple Haze Jimi Solo
Jimmy Hendrix
Live At Woodstockhttps://t.co/AjSDZaX700pic.twitter.com/GscLWPL0zl

— DILAMBERT (@dianik_bg) November 11, 2016

The Joker, played by the late, great Heath Ledger.

Rep. DeLauro is a one of a kind lady. I used to live in her district of Connecticut, and I’m pretty familiar with her policies. She single-handedly pissed off a majority of the fine people in the third district of Connecticut by letting New Haven become an even bigger hellhole than it was when she started in 1991.

She’s as liberal as they come and as tough as they come. She has absolutely zero intention of solving any problems for the homeless and the hungry other than raising taxes and putting even more people in the poorhouse. Sorry, DeLauro. Purple just isn’t going to cut it.

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