Ten House DemocratsOn Wednesday, they announced that they will present a resolution for censure Rep. Paul GosarFor more information, please contact (R-Ariz. posting an altered anime videoRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez(D.N.Y.), and attacking President Joe Biden

a statement, the lawmakers, led by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), co-chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, said it was a “clear cut case for censure” and that it was “beyond the pale” for Gosar to use his official congressional resources to further violence against elected officials.

“As the events of January 6 have shown, such vicious and vulgar messaging can and does foment actual violence,” the joint statement said.

“Violence against women in politics is a global phenomenon meant to silence women and discourage them from seeking positions of authority and participating in public life, with women of color disproportionately impacted. Minority Leader [Kevin] McCarthy’s silence is tacit approval and just as dangerous.”

They said that the members plan to present the resolution on Friday.

Gosar was linked to planning the January 6 riot at U.S. Capitol. On Sunday, Gosar tweeted the video. prompting condemnationThis week, from White House staffers and colleagues.

Twitter has removed it since. Gosar released a statement defending his actions, calling the backlash a “gross mischaracterization” of the clip and arguing that “It is a symbolic cartoon. It is not real life.”

He said it was not meant to espouse violence and represented “a symbolic portrayal of a fight over immigration policy.”

McCarthy has refused to speak up despite being under pressure. McCarthy is a minority leader resisted calls to condemn GosarHis ties to white nationists were evident in the past.

House Speaker Nancy PelosiSenator (D-Calif.), proposed that the House Ethics Committee investigate federal law enforcement.

Source: HuffPost.com.

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