"We have people that live among us today on planet Earth that are happy to display themselves as if they were mutants from another planet," he continued in the House Commerce Committee. "This is the planet Earth, where God created men male and women female."
He went on to refer to himself as a "proud, Christian, conservative Republican", before once again launching into another offensive rant.
"The lord rebuke you, Satan, and all of your demons and all of your imps who come parade before us," he said.
"That’s right, I called you demons and imps, who come and parade before us and pretend that you are part of this world."
\u201cFlorida Republican Rep. Webster Barnaby directly compared trans people to mutants in X-Men and called the trans people, including children, present in the room "demons and imps."\n\nThis was during debate for HB1421 that would criminalize trans people using bathrooms.\u201d