Floyd Shivambu has warned Baleka Mbete that if President Zuma does not come to Parliament the EFF will disrupt his state of the nation address.
A 25 minute special sitting of the National Assembly has been convened, seemingly to ensure EFF MPs are suspended without pay before the holidays.
It has been a controversial week, with Bill Cosby refusing to comment on rape allegations and Baleka Mbete refusing to "recognise".
In the house of tit-for-tat, there's yin and there's yang, good versus evil. Whatever your preference, it's a riot – just ask the cops.
Chief whips agreed to postpone a debate late on Tuesday evening about President Jacob Zuma's lack of attendance at National Assembly sittings.
JZ keeps sending in the clowns to do the fighting for him but, with or without him, Parliament is a good reflection of our democracy.
Cyril Ramaphosa traded the salaries of errant EFF MPs for a promise by opposition parties that they will respect Parliament's rules in future.
The DA says Baleka Mbete will not have an easy time if she does not leave her chair, and they will put pressure on Cyril Ramaphosa about the matter.
National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete said Thursday night's events were a culmination of a build-up, and resulted in what the "law actually allows".
Police removed an EFF MP from the National Assembly after she refused to withdraw a statement that Zuma is a thief.
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete found herself at the centre of another storm when she tried to change the day's order paper at the last minute.
Parliament has cleared Baleka Mbete of any breach of the code of conduct regarding her share deal with Gold Fields - because she wasn't an MP in 2010.
A parliamentary committee has found EFF members who chanted "pay back the money" at Jacob Zuma guilty, but some MPs disagree with the verdict.
The EFF "deliberately and intentionally refused to comply with the speaker's instructions" in Parliament, the Powers and Privileges Committee heard.
The disciplinary hearing of the "Pay back the money" EFF MPs may be held in public, if all involved agree.
EFF MPs have to submit themselves to a parliamentary disciplinary process after the high court in Cape Town kicked out the party's urgent interdict.
The EFF had made a "gross and manipulative" misrepresentation of Baleka Mbete's comments that she had "lost it", Parliament said.
Following Baleka Mbete's "admission" that she "lost it" in Parliament, the EFF says it will legally challenge disciplinary charges against its MPs.