Senate GOP campaign chairman calls for Moore to be expelled if he wins
The Hill ^ | Nov. 13, 2016 | Ben Kamisar
Posted on 11/13/2017, 4:22:44 PM by Hadean
Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), who leads the Senate GOP campaign arm, is calling on the Senate to expel embattled Alabama GOP nominee Roy Moore if Moore wins December’s special election, the first GOP senator to publicly raise the specter of expulsion.
“I believe the individuals speaking out against Roy Moore spoke with courage and truth, proving he is unfit to serve in the United States Senate and he should not run for office,” Gardner said “If he refuses to withdraw and wins, the Senate should vote to expel him, because he does not meet the ethical and moral requirements of the United States Senate.”
Under the Senate rules, a vote of two-thirds of the body can expel a Senator. That would be historic — the Senate hasn’t expelled a member since 1862.
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