House’s failure to censure Maxine Waters shows why filibuster so sorely needed

House’s failure to censure Maxine Waters shows why filibuster so sorely needed
Maxine Waters wearing her face mask as a chin supporter (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – The Democrats have no shame despite having much to be ashamed of.]

Rep. Maxine Waters’s comments on Saturday night on the Derek Chavin trial were incendiary and could be construed as an incitement to riot.

Yesterday in the House, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy introduced a censure resolution against Waters. It was defeated by a partisan vote of 216-210. Not a single Democrat voted to censure a member who had injected herself into a local murder case. That the case had national implications was irrelevant. The majority rode roughshod over the minority on an issue of constitutional import, leaving the minority with no options, no chance for redress, no appeal.

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This was a power play by the Democrat majority. The issue really doesn’t matter. What matters is how to prevent one-party rule in a republic. Having a majority in Congress shouldn’t be a license to trample the rights of the minority.

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