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Title: Impeaching Richard B. Cheney, Vice President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.
Sponsor: Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10] (introduced 4/24/2007) Cosponsors (21)
Latest Major Action: 5/4/2007 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
SUMMARY AS OF:
Impeaches Richard B. Cheney, Vice President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.
Sets forth articles of impeachment stating that Vice President Cheney: (1) has purposely manipulated the intelligence process to deceive the citizens and Congress of the United States about a threat of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, and about an alleged relationship between Iraq and al Qaeda, to justify the use of the U.S. Armed Forces against Iraq in a manner damaging to U.S. national security interests; and (2) has openly threatened aggression against Iran absent any real threat to the United States, and has done so with the U.S. proven capability to carry out such threats, thus undermining U.S. national security.
- Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
- Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
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COSPONSORS(21), ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]: (Sort: by date)
|Rep Baldwin, Tammy [WI-2] - 8/1/2007||Rep Brady, Robert A. [PA-1] - 7/24/2007|
|Rep Clarke, Yvette D. [NY-11] - 6/6/2007||Rep Clay, Wm. Lacy [MO-1] - 5/1/2007|
|Rep Cohen, Steve [TN-9] - 8/4/2007||Rep Ellison, Keith [MN-5] - 6/28/2007|
|Rep Farr, Sam [CA-17] - 7/12/2007||Rep Filner, Bob [CA-51] - 7/12/2007|
|Rep Jackson-Lee, Sheila [TX-18] - 8/4/2007||Rep Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [GA-4] - 6/28/2007|
|Rep Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [MI-13] - 9/7/2007||Rep Lee, Barbara [CA-9] - 6/7/2007|
|Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] - 7/10/2007||Rep Moran, James P. [VA-8] - 7/10/2007|
|Rep Payne, Donald M. [NJ-10] - 8/1/2007||Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] - 5/1/2007|
|Rep Towns, Edolphus [NY-10] - 9/27/2007||Rep Waters, Maxine [CA-35] - 6/12/2007|
|Rep Watson, Diane E. [CA-33] - 10/16/2007||Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. [CA-6] - 6/7/2007|
|Rep Wynn, Albert Russell [MD-4] - 5/10/2007|
|House Judiciary||Referral, In Committee|
|Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties||Referral|
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