Rep. Cori Bush Trying To Oust Republicans Who Objected To Electoral College Certification

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Newly-elected Democratic Missouri Rep. Cori Bush drafted a resolution Wednesday to investigate, sanction and expel House members who had sought to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

“I believe the Republican members of Congress who have incited this domestic terror attack through their attempts to overturn the election must face consequences. They have broken their sacred Oath of Office,” tweeted Bush, who has quickly gravitated toward the young progressive congresswomen known as “The Squad.” “I will be introducing a resolution calling for their expulsion.” (RELATED: Progressive Challenger Beats Democratic Congressman Whose Family Has Represented The District For 50+ Years)

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was quick to join Bush, calling first for President Donald Trump’s Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove him from office, and if that failed, to initiate the impeachment process.

In addition to those measures, Ocasio-Cortez called on Congress to pass Bush’s resolution seeking “to investigate for sanction and expulsion any member of Congress who helped incite this attack on our nation.” (RELATED: ‘Seems Like Capitalism’: Critics Mock Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Over $58 ‘Tax The Rich’ Sweatshirt)

Ocasio-Cortez took things a step further, calling for the resignations of Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley — both of whom objected to the Electoral College certification — adding, “If you do not, the Senate should move for your expulsion.”