The 2020 election has pushed America to the brink of an all out civil war. One Democrat House Rep asked Nancy Pelosi to refuse to seat members of Congress who support President Donald Trump’s effort to challenge the election results. Things are heating up.
Democrats seek to punish House Republicans
House Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.) asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to refuse to seat more than 100 Republican members of Congress who signed on in support of the Texas lawsuit to the Supreme Court. Pascrell cited Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment, which originally barred supporters of the Confederacy from serving in the Congress after the Civil War. Pascrell also wants to name President Trump an “unelected dictator.”
“Rising from the embers of the Civil War, the Fourteenth Amendment was written to prevent the destruction of the United States from without and within,” Pascrell wrote to Pelosi. “The moment we face now may be without parallel since 1860. The fate of our democracy depends on us meeting that moment. Stated simply, the men and women who would act to tear the United States Government apart cannot serve as Members of the Congress.”
Today I’m calling on House leaders to refuse to seat any Members trying to overturn the election and make donald trump an unelected dictator. pic.twitter.com/icTmGKCpuR
— Bill Pascrell, Jr. (@BillPascrell) December 11, 2020
Congress at war
Pascrell’s statement read, “These lawsuits seeking to obliterate public confidence in our democratic system by invalidating the clear results of the 2020 presidential election undoubtedly attack the text and the spirit of the Constitution, which each Member swears to support and defend. Today I’m calling on House leaders to refuse to seat any Members trying to overturn the election and make Donald Trump an unelected dictator.”
Pascrell can shriek at members of Congress all he likes, but this will go nowhere. The Republicans are not “engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the United States.” And the lawsuit was not intended to “tear apart the United States Government.” Republicans only seek to have a fair and transparent election. The Democrat’s strong opposition to any voter fraud investigations is telling.