Senate GOP staffers come to verbal blows in heated meeting on border deal

A weekly meeting of Senate GOP communications directors devolved into chaos on Monday morning over the bipartisan border security deal unveiled the night before. 

The spat, confirmed to the Washington Examiner by four attendees, began when Billy Gribbin, the communications director for Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), started yelling at Aly Beley, the communications director for Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), as she delivered a presentation on her boss’s border agreement.

Beley declined to comment when reached by the Washington Examiner about the dispute. 

Gribbin began shouting about the contents of the bill and the process by which it was put together as a few tried to calm him down, with one meeting attendee urging Gribbin not to “make this personal.” A number of Gribbin’s colleagues, including communications directors for two conservative
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