"She's unbelievable... she made a total, absolute fool of herself," said Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.).
Nathan Bedford Forrest Day recognizes a man known as a Confederate general, slave trader and white supremacist leader.
The prank didn't quite satisfy the peckish House Democrat who raised a flap about the attorney general skipping the Judiciary Committee meeting.
The attorney general's empty seat at a House Judiciary Committee hearing was occupied by a chicken figurine.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer is the fourth Democrat to announce plans to skip President Donald Trump's State of the Union address Tuesday.
The bills are unlikely to pass.
"No moral president would ever shy away from outright condemning hate, intolerance and bigotry," Rep. Steven Cohen (D-Tenn.) said.
A judge says the FAA should review the issue as a matter of safety.
Rep. Steve Cohen Calls Out Racist Roots Of Anti-Abortion Movement