A Democratic legislator is missing from the House of Representatives and potentially denying Democrats one vote as they try to stop the GOP’s narrow majority from taking control of the House.
Rep. David Scott (D-GA), age 77, has not been seen in public for weeks, even during his landslide win on election day. His disappearance has prompted chatter that he is incapacitated or worse.
He is expected to appear on January 3 in Congress, to be sworn in as the reflected representative for the 13th district of Georgia. The district is south of Atlanta and is overwhelmingly African-American.
Neither Scott’s campaign nor his office has posted any reassuring video of Scott on Twitter or Facebook.
“They released a photo through his Twitter account with a claim that he was receiving an award,” GOP rival Caesar Gonzales told Breitbart News. “The photo had been altered and they…