A congressman farted on live TV and became the butt of everyone’s jokes – these 11 are a gas

The hashtag #fartgate trended for hours after a Democratic congressman, Eric Swalwell, appeared to cut a MASSIVE fart during a live interview on TV. Here is exhibit A.

When asked by Buzzfeed reporter, Addy Baird, the congressman denied both farting and even having heard the noise during the broadcast.

People were unconvinced – and they had evidence.

Of course, once Twitter got wind of it, they went all-in on the pisstaking.

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