By a vote of 223-207-1, Rep. Paul Gosar was censured and removed from his committee assignments. Here is Speaker Pelosi making his censure and removal official.
Here is Speaker Pelosi officially censuring Paul Gosar and removing him from his committee assignments. pic.twitter.com/7aBTgxGZoI
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) November 17, 2021
Pelosi said after the vote, “Will Representative Gosar present himself in the well? By its adoption of House Resolution 789, the House has resolved that representative Paul Gosar of Arizona be censured. That representative Paul Gosar forthwith present himself in the well of the House for the pronouncement of censure. That Representative Paul Gosar be censured with the public reading of this resolution by the Speaker. And that representative Paul Gosar be and is hereby removed from the Committee on Natural Resources of and the Committee on Oversight And Reform.”
A group of House Republican criminals stood with Gosar in the House:
Per @AnnieGrayerCNN @MZanona: Among the group of GOP standing with Gosar in the well as the censure was read:
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) November 17, 2021
The list tweeted above is a who’s who of suspected coup co-conspirators. Republicans are already vowing revenge for the censure of Gosar, but the punishment is a good first step. Even the congressman from Arizona’s own family believes that he deserves to be expelled from the House.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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