House to vote on censuring Gosar, stripping committee seat

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The House will vote Wednesday on condemning Representative Paul Goser (R-Ariz) and removing one of his committee assignments, a source familiar with the matter tells Nerdshala.

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why it matters: Goser posted a video depicting violence against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D.N.Y.) and President Biden. The source said the motion would remove him from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, of which Ocasio-Cortez is also a member.

  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosic Gosar’s conduct is called “Not only a threat” [Ocasio-Cortez]But it is an insult to the institution of the House of Representatives.”
  • “We cannot make fun of the members killing each other as well as the assassination of the President of the United States,” he said.
  • text of resolution says, in part, that “depictions of violence may incite genuine violence and endanger the safety of elected officials.”

What are they saying: Representative Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) told CNN She supports the resolution.

  • Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), who serves with Cheney on the Jan. 6 select committee in the House, said through a spokesman he supports holding people who make such statements “accountable.” ” We do.
  • He added: “Such behavior is not in consonance with the integrity of the institution nor the principles of the Republican Party.”

Rape. Marjorie Taylor Green (R-Ga.), who lost his committee functions for your incendiary comments, told Nerdshala that Democrats “need to be held accountable” if Republicans take control of the House after next year’s midterms.

  • Greene said she also wants the 13 Republicans who voted for the bipartisan infrastructure bill to be stripped of her committee work for disregarding House GOP leaders.


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