Stories tagged: "Rep. Paul Gosar"


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Rep. Paul Gosar Introduces Amendment to Defund Capitol Police

The six-term congressman has consistently downplayed the violent and deadly insurrection by supporters of former President Donald Trump.

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‘I Reject Racism,’ Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar Writes After Voting Against Making Juneteenth a National Holiday

Arizona Republican Reps. Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs on Wednesday voted against making Juneteenth a national holiday.

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Gosar Isn’t Up for Election Until 2022, but Candidates Are Ready To Challenge Him

Rep. Paul Gosar has been in the center of much of the controversy surrounding the Capitol insurrection. One of the major figures involved in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is up for election soon, and Democratic candidates are quickly stepping forward in an attempt to oust Rep. Paul Gosar. “While the pandemic was being mismanaged,...

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All 4 of Arizona’s GOP Lawmakers Voted Against Investigating the Capitol Insurrection

“If all of us don’t stand up to traitors and cowards in defense of our Constitution, it will happen again.” The House voted Wednesday to create a bipartisan 9/11-style commission to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, despite the opposition of 175 Republicans, including all four from Arizona. The 252-175 vote included 35 Republicans...

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Call Your Dentist: Group Goes After Rep. Paul Gosar’s Dental Group Donors

The American Dental Association has donated thousands of dollars to the former dentist since 2010.  Recent opposition to one of Arizona’s more controversial members of Congress is taking an unusual route in its efforts to oust the former dentist from office—by putting pressure on the American Dental Association. The Remove Paul Gosar Task Force wants...

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The Antics of Arizona Republicans Gosar and Biggs Have Become Notorious, but They Aren’t New

Arizona Republican Reps. Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs have quickly become the new faces of the party in the weeks since the election.

Protesters gesture to U.S. Capitol Police in the hallway outside of the Senate chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, near the Ohio Clock. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Trump Supporters Attempt Coup at US Capitol After GOP Objects to Arizona’s Electoral Votes

There is no evidence of widespread voter fraud in Arizona or the rest of the US.   Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday after multiple Republicans objected to Arizona’s 11 electoral votes for President-elect Joe Biden.  Right-wing extremists pushed Capitol Police back on the grounds and breached the building around 12:30...