Senior Dems Huddle On Punishment For Paul Gosar

Politico Playbook reports:

Senior Democrats privately discussed censuring Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) over a video seemingly promoting violence against political opponents during a private leadership meeting Monday night, according to multiple sources.

Democratic leaders have not made a final call about what to do with the far-fight Arizona congressman and want to discuss their options with rank-and-file Tuesday. However, there is considerable support among top Democrats for moving forward with censure.

Democrats also discussed removing Gosar from his committees, provided Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) doesn’t do so first.

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