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Add another chapter to the ongoing feud between S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley and State Senator Jake Knotts …

The leggy GOP governor and rotund RINO got into it again on Tuesday – this time over Haley’s efforts to lobby members of the South Carolina Senate to get behind her watered down government restructuring bill.

“I went up to the Senate floor to discuss the Department of Administration restructuring bill with members of senate leadership,” Haley wrote on her Facebook page Tuesday afternoon. “Apparently, Sen. Knotts took offense and said I didn’t have floor privileges to be on the Senate floor.”

“Hmmmm …” Haley added.

Take a look …

According to Senate Rule 35-A, though, Haley does have floor privileges. In fact, she can even bring along a member of her staff if she is so inclined. In fact, former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford – who also sparred with Knotts – frequently visited both the House and Senate chambers in an effort to get his legislative priorities passed.

In addition to her gubernatorial prerogative, Haley also has Senate floor privileges as a former member of the S.C. House of Representatives.

The feud between Haley and Knotts – which famously erupted during the GOP gubernatorial primary a year ago – has remained relatively quiet this year. A big part of that, of course, is due to the fact that Haley hasn’t offered much in the way of a reform agenda for Knotts to block …

In fact, Knotts and Haley briefly bonded over their shared support for legislation establishing collard greens as the official leafy vegetable of the state of South Carolina.

Yeah … and you thought Haley didn’t get anything done this year …

UPDATE: The (Columbia, S.C.) State newspaper has a story up on the incident saying that Haley “quickly hustled from the Senate chamber following the blow up.”

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