House Votes to Censure AZ Republican Over Parody Video

House Votes to Censure AZ Republican Over Parody Video


The United States House of Representatives voted to censure Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar on Wednesday over a satirical video his office posted last week. The vote was split on overwhelmingly partisan lines, and it strips Gosar of his committee assignments.

According to The New York Times, all 221 Democrats voted to censure Gosar. Two Republicans, Reps. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, joined them.

In addition, Republican Rep. David Joyce of Ohio simply voted “present.” The other 207 Republicans voted against the censure.

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The video depicts footage of migrants crossing the border interwoven with characters from the anime show “Attack on Titan.” Gosar’s face is edited onto one of the characters, and he is shown battling another character with the face

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