Punish backers of Jan. 6 insurrection
While watching President Biden’s address on Jan. 6, 2022, I wondered if removal of citizenship could prevent someone from holding office.
The Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution addresses citizenship, among other things. It states a natural born citizen cannot have citizenship removed, but there is action that can be taken for specific acts against the United States.
Section 3 states: “No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any state, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any state legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any state, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof. But Congress may by a vote of two-thirds of each House, remove such disability.”
Section 5 states: “The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.”
Previously, Rep. Steve Cohen (TN-09), the chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, introduced such a measure to enforce Section 3.
It seems to me, this disqualification is a real possibility and may be becoming more probable as the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth continues to emerge.
Stefanik will hold China accountable
Rep. Elise Stefanik stands firm against China, and others should take note.
While we are entering year three of the pandemic, many in Washington seem to be trying to sweep the origins of COVID-19 under the rug and want the American public to “pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.”
While this may be true for many politicians, it is far from true for Rep. Stefanik. This past summer, Stefanik helped introduce a bill which would hold China accountable and identify those who silenced doctors and journalists who spoke out at the onset of the pandemic.
The proposed legislation would also impose sanctions on China’s top health officials and bar American universities from entering into new contracts with China’s National Health Commission.
The world must never forget what China has done, and they must be held accountable for their deplorable actions.
Stefanik is noble to stand up and speak out against such a tyrannical and evil regime, which is responsible for the misery of millions. Even Dr. Anthony Fauci has no qualms about working with CCP scientists and defended modest collaboration with them in studying the coronavirus.
How can we trust a nation who silences their own doctors and scientists? I applaud Elise and her efforts to hold China accountable.
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