Pelosi Calls For Criminal And Ethics Probe Into Gosar

The Washington Post reports:

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday called for multiple investigations into the posting of an animated video by Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-Ariz.) that depicts him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and swinging two swords at President Biden.

In a tweet, Pelosi urged House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to join in condemning the “horrific video” and supporting investigations by the House Ethics Committee and law enforcement.

Pelosi’s statement echoed one issued earlier by the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, which also called for an ethics investigation. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) also weighed in on Tuesday, writing in blunt tweet: “What a disgusting video from a pathetic man.”

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