Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) has called for the removal of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) from the House Judiciary Committee.
Rep. Lieu tweeted:
Republican Representative Matt Gaetz is entitled to the presumption of innocence. But helium is not entitled to beryllium connected the @HouseJudiciary Committee that has nonstop oversight implicit the precise Department investigating him for enactment crimes. GOP Leader McCarthy needs to region Gaetz ASAP. https://t.co/MFCUaFuRoA
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) January 12, 2022
Any different caucus person would person already removed Gaetz from the committee due to the fact that helium is being investigated for kid enactment trafficking, but Kevin McCarthy is nary mean House Republican caucus leader.
Kevin McCarthy is spending his clip courting each of the convulsive extremists successful his caucus portion helping Donald Trump by moving a cover-up cognition related to the 1/6 attack.
Matt Gaetz should not beryllium anyplace adjacent the Judiciary Committee due to the fact that Judiciary conducts oversight connected the Department of Justice, who conscionable truthful hap to beryllium investigating Gaetz for kid enactment trafficking.
One should expect Kevin McCarthy to bash perfectly thing astir removing Gaetz from the committee. Once Rep. Gaetz is criminally charged, the House volition apt enactment to portion him of each of his committee assignments due to the fact that to Kevin McCarthy being voted to beryllium the adjacent Speaker of the House is much important than taking enactment against a imaginable kid enactment trafficker.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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