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Pascrell to Pelosi: Don't seat Republicans who supported Texas lawsuit to overturn election


December 16, 2020

By Andrew Blake - The Washington Times

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey Democrat, asked House leaders Friday to block scores of Republicans from serving in Congress because of their backing a court case that sought to overturn the presidential election.

Citing a constitutional amendment barring individuals from being members of Congress if they have “engaged in insurrection or rebellion,” Mr. Pascrell pointed to 126 House Republicans who recently signed on to support a lawsuit that unsuccessfully sought to overturn the results of the recent election in four states where President Tru...

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