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Conservative Magazine: Congress Must Censure Trump

From the editors of the Weekly Standard: Already some Republicans, and not just his usual critics, have either distanced themselves from Trump’s remarks or straightforwardly rebuked the president—House Speaker Paul Ryan, Rep. Liz Cheney, Rep. Peter Roskam, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Sen. Lindsey Graham, among others. Only one president in history, Andrew Jackson, has ever been censured by Congress, ...

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House Democrats Bid To Formally Censure Trump

Heavy.com reports: Three House Democrats have announced a censure resolution against President Donald Trump in response to his response to the Charlottesville violence. If it’s voted on, it would be the first time since President Bill Clinton’s Monica Lewisnky scandal. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, was joined by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey ...

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Democratic Leaders Call for Official Censure Of Rep. Joe Wilson

Top Democrats are calling for an official censure of Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) after his unprecedented heckling of President Obama during a nationally televised speech to the joint chambers of Congress. Joe Wilson’s flat refusal to apologize to the entire House for heckling President Barack Obama rekindled a push by some top Democrats to introduce a censure resolution — despite ...

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