John Shimkus is the a Republican Representative from Collinsville, Ohio.
Shimkus stalked out of President Obama's September 9, 2009 speech on health care reform because he was "frustrated." His temper tantrum was less noticed by the news media because of the childish ourburst by South Carolina Republican Representative Joe Wilson. See Shimkus Walks Out
- “Now, do I believe in climate change? In my trip to Greenland, the answer is yes. The climate is changing...The question is more about the costs and benefits and trying to spend taxpayer dollars on something that you cannot stop versus the changes that have been occurring forever. That's the real debate." [John Shimkus Cites Genesis on Climate Change] Darren Samuelson. Politico. November 10, 2010.