The House voted largely along party lines to censure GOP Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona. The move comes after he posted a photoshopped anime video on his Twitter and Instagram accounts showing him appearing to kill Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and attacking President Biden.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) spoke out on the House floor during the vote to censure Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) over a video posted to his Twitter and Instagram depicting violence and the apparent killing of the Democratic congresswoman.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) condemned Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) for his incendiary Twitter video, pointing out that it specifically targeted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a woman of color.
Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA) says that the infrastructure bill had to be downsized because of President Trump’s attacks. ‘The exact same thing he promised when he was president, he attacks it because he doesn’t want Biden to get it.’
A poll worker named Eric Frank was paid $25,000 by Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, from the governor’s own campaign account, after Frank reported a Republican voter in Pennsylvania for trying to vote twice in the 2020 election. Neither Gov. Patrick’s office nor campaign responded to multiple requests for comment.