What is so hard to say is wrong?
Republican Congressman Paul Gosar is the first lawmaker to be censored in more than a decade for posting an animated video on social media where he assassinates Congressman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and attacks President Biden.
The US House of Representatives also voted on Tuesday to censor Gosar and strip him of his committee assignments. He refused to apologize and after the vote he retweeted the video.
Speaking from the House floor ahead of the vote, Congressman Ocasio-Cortez said: “It’s not about me. This is not the representative Gosar. This is pretty much what we are prepared to accept.
The co-sponsor of the censure vote, Congressman Jackie Speier from California, said: “Congressman Ocasio-Cortez has become the favorite subject of the radical right to stir up its base, as it is too often. the case for women of color.
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