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Yes, Speaker Ryan knows what ‘dabbing’ is

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., took some ribbing on social media for appearing confused when Cal Marshall struck a “dab” pose during the swearing-in ceremony of his father, Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Great Bend. Ryan paused and asked if Cal was sneezing. Ryan joked about he incident during a CNN town hall last week. “I actually do know what a dab is,” he said. But he contended that Cal “wasn’t doing a dab” – at least not the way Carolina Panther quarterback Cam Newton does it. “It looked a little strange to me,” Ryan said. – Phillip Brownlee