BREAKING: Rob Ford Gets into Screaming Match, Knocks Over Councillor as Council Seeks to Strip Him of Mayoral Powers

Toronto City Council broke into chaos Monday afternoon after Mayor Rob Ford seemingly charged towards a spectator in the galley, knocking over a city councillor in the process, after his brother Doug Ford screamed “scumbags” at the public.

The mayor took off running after his brother got into a verbal argument with the crowd, hitting Councillor Pam McConnell, knocking her backwards, before catching her and helping her steady herself.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris YoungToronto City Mayor Rob Ford has words with people in the public gallery in the council chamber at city hall in Toronto on Monday November 18, 2013.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris YoungToronto City Mayor Rob Ford has words with people in the public gallery in the council chamber at city hall in Toronto on Monday November 18, 2013.

Councillor Ford, who had earlier denounced the “special interest groups” and union members he said were sitting in the audience, was yelling at them: “You got your hands in the cookie jar!”

“Saving money? You don’t like saving money? I save money!” Mayor Ford yelled, as city hall security guards descended, raising their hands in an attempt to get everyone to calm down. Read the rest of this entry »