'Violation of criminal law': Top Democrat eyes censure of Trump over election call

'Violation of criminal law': Top Democrat eyes censure of Trump over election call


House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said President Trump likely broke the law when he asked Georgia officials to find votes for him, and he said that the House is considering a censure of the president.

“This president is out of control,” Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat, told reporters Tuesday. “This president has no respect for democracy. This president is acting in a way that no other president has acted, period.”

Hoyer said Trump’s Saturday phone call pressuring Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to find votes in his favor “may well be a violation of criminal law, both from a state and a federal perspective,” that authorities and Congress should consider.

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“I think it will be subject to discussion,” Hoyer said when asked about how Congress would respond. “I haven’t seen it, but I believe that there are members talking about some type of censure resolution.”

Dozens of House Democrats have signed on to a censure resolution drafted

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