Rep. Allen West has a little fun with the Press Corp

Allen West Republic

By MACKENZIE WEINGER  via POLITICO

Rep. Allen West said Thursday he won’t be speaking at the Republican National Convention — but that he’ll be slinging hot dogs in Tampa instead.

“I want everyone to know if you come to the Republican Convention I’ll be selling hot dogs,” West told reporters on Capitol Hill, according to a tweet from freelance reporter Matt Laslo.

Of course, the Republican congressman was joking, as West’s communications director confirmed.

“Congressman West will not be selling hotdogs outside of the Convention hall, even though we all like the idea of opening The Colonel’s Hotdogs since we’re pretty confident we could do it on our own,” Angela Melvin wrote in an e-mail. “They would be beef hot dogs and condiments would be free.”

Melvin also used West’s hot dog joke to jab at President Barack Obama for his “you didn’t build that” gaffe

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