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McCarthy Announces Resolution to Censure Waters Over ‘Dangerous’ Comments

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said on Monday that he will introduce a resolution to censure Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) over comments he says “incited violence.” “This weekend in Minnesota, Maxine Waters broke the law by violating curfew and then incited violence. Speaker Pelosi is ignoring Waters’ behavior—that’s why I am introducing a resolution to […]

Minnesota GOP Calls on Gov. Tim Waltz to ‘Censure Himself’ After Post-Shooting Statement

Minnesota Republicans on Monday accused Gov. Tim Walz of inciting violence with a statement he issued shortly after a 20-year-old was shot in the state over the weekend. Walz, a Democrat, told the public that he was monitoring the situation in Brooklyn Center, where Daunte Wright was shot after resisting arrest. “Gwen and I are […]

Maine Republican Officials Form New Caucus After State GOP Declines to Censure Collins

A group of around 25 conservative Maine Republicans has split from the state Republican Party to form a new grassroots caucus, days after the state GOP decided against censuring Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) for her vote to convict former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial. John DeVeau, who chairs the Aroostook County Republican Committee—one […]

Nebraska GOP Rebukes Sen. Ben Sasse but Doesn’t Censure Him

Nebraska’s Republican party on Saturday voted to rebuke Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) for failing to take action on repealing and replacing Obamacare and for his actions and statements against former President Donald Trump. The Nebraska GOP’s State Central Committee passed an “expression of disappointment” resolution against Sasse, who won re-election last year with Trump’s backing. The […]

New York Democrats Look to Censure Andrew Cuomo

Eleven New York State Democrats introduced a resolution on Monday to censure Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo for covering up nursing home deaths and threatening lawmakers. The resolution, signed by elected members of the New York State Democratic Party, condemned Cuomo for his lack of transparency on nursing home deaths and “belligerent conduct” towards public officials, […]

Utah Republicans Push to Censure Sen. Romney After He Voted to Convict Trump

Republicans in Utah are calling for the censure of Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) after he and six other Republicans joined Democrats in voting to convict former President Donald Trump. Trump was acquitted because the vote count fell short of the threshold for a conviction, but the Republicans who voted against him are facing backlash from […]

North Carolina GOP Party Votes to Censure Sen. Burr Over Impeachment Vote

The North Carolina Republican Party said on Monday that it had voted unanimously to censure Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) for his vote to impeach former President Donald Trump. “The North Carolina Republican Party Central Committee voted unanimously to censure Senator Richard Burr for his vote to convict former President Trump in the impeachment trial which […]

Michigan County GOP Censures Rep. Meijer Over Vote to Impeach Trump

The executive committee of the Calhoun County Republican Party in Michigan voted on Feb. 11 to censure Rep. Peter Meijer (R-Mich.) for his vote to impeach former President Donald Trump, according to The Detroit News. The censure is the first of its kind for Meijer, but several other Republicans who voted to impeach Trump had […]

Exclusive: Vietnam intervened in currency markets weeks after U.S. censure: sources

FILE PHOTO: A Vietnam Dong note is seen in this illustration photo May 31, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo February 11, 2021 By Phuong Nguyen and Tom Westbrook HANOI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – After being branded a “currency manipulator” by the United States in December for trying to keep the dong from rising in value, Vietnam is again […]

Wyoming Republican Party Censures Cheney For Voting to Impeach Trump

The Wyoming Republican Party voted overwhelmingly on Feb. 7 to censure Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) for voting to impeach President Donald Trump. While there was no formal vote count, only eight of the 74 members of the party’s central committee stood up to show their opposition to the censure. The censure document stated that Cheney […]