Senator Hawley and 14 GOP Senators Introduce Resolution to Censure Chuck Schumer for Threatening SCOTUS Justices

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) announced Wednesday night that he planned to file a censure motion against Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for threats he made against Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.

Democrat Schumer made the threats Wednesday  at a pro-abortion rally in front of the Court as inside the justices heard arguments on a Louisiana abortion law case, June Medical Services LLC v. Russo.

On Thursday Senator Hawley and 14 GOP Senators introduced a resolution to censure Chuck Schumer.

The following GOP Senators signed on to the resolution.

Josh Hawley
Steve Daines
Mike Braun
Rick Scott
Thom Tillis
Kelly Loeffler
Kevin Cramer
Ben Sasse
Joni Ernst
Mike Lee
Ted Cruz
David Perdue
Tim Scott
Jim Inhofe
Martha McSally

The resolution reads: Whereas Senator Schumer has acknowledged that threatening statements can increase the dangers of violence against government officials when he stated on June 15, 2017, following the attempted murder of several elected Members of Congress, ‘‘We would all be wise to reflect on the importance of civility in our [N]ation’s politics’’ and that ‘‘the level of nastiness, vitriol, and hate that has seeped into our politics must be excised’’:

Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the Senate censures and condemns in the strongest possible terms the Senator from New York, Mr. Schumer, for his threatening statements against Associate Justice Neil M. Gorsuch and Associate Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh; and calls on all members of the Senate to re8 spect the independence of the Federal judiciary.

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