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6-Year-Old Steals Spotlight During Congressman Dad’s Speech With Silly Antics

Image shows TN Rep. John Rose making a congressional speech while his son makes silly faces behind him.

U.S. Rep. John Rose is a member of the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. He is from West-Central Tennessee, representing constituents in Tennessee’s Sixth Congressional District. The other day, he stood before the House to make a speech (you can watch the whole speech here). What made news was something his 6-year-old son did while sitting “quietly” behind his dad, “behaving himself.” Things started out well. Guy leaned in toward his dad to ensure his younger brother could see him.

Rep. John Rose (R-TN) making a speech on Capital Hill with his young son smiling at the camera behind him.
Image from YouTube.

As a parent, Rep. John Rose shares the responsibility of raising two young sons with his wife, Chelsea. Their oldest son, Guy, a recent Kindergarten graduate, is with his dad in Washington this week. The younger boy, Sam (3), is home in Tennessee with their mom. In moving to the podium to prepare for his speech, Dad told young Guy to sit quietly and smile for the camera for his little brother. It only took a few moments for the smile to vanish. The next look can only be described as a “bored now” face.

Images show Guy Rose, son of Congressman John Rose, sitting behind his father during a speech on the House floor.
Image from YouTube.

Guy almost followed directions and stayed quiet. However, that can be rather boring for a rambunctious boy. It wasn’t long before Guy began entertaining himself. The hilarity behind Rep. John Rose had all the viewers laughing hysterically.

Image shows a young Guy Rose making silly faces behind his father during a Congressional speech.
Image from YouTube.

Rep. John Rose learned a very valuable parenting lesson. His son is now a social media sensation. As Guy prepares to enter first grade next year, his antics will go down in history. He is our new hero. Kudos go to Dad for taking his son to work. However, next time he needs to speak on the House floor, he might consider paying an intern to babysit.

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