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Sun Jun 26, 2022, 01:28 PM Jun 2022

AOC says conservative justices lied under oath, should be impeached [View all]

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y) on Sunday said conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices who “misled” Americans during their confirmation hearings about whether or not they supported overturning Roe v. Wade should be impeached and face “consequences” for lying under oath.

Ocasio-Cortez told NBC’s “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd the Supreme Court “dramatically overreached its authority” and created a “crisis of legitimacy” that President Biden should address.

“If we allow Supreme Court nominees to lie under oath and secure lifetime appointments to the highest court of the land and then issue — without basis, if you read these opinions — rulings that deeply undermine the human civil rights of the majority of Americans, we must see that through,” the lawmaker said.

“There must be consequences for such a deeply destabilizing action and the hostile takeover of our democratic institutions,” she added.


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Clinton was impeached for lying to Congress dflprincess Jun 2022 #1
Actually it was lying to the special counsel Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jun 2022 #2
Thanks dflprincess Jun 2022 #3
It is a waste of time because you can't convict them and they will remain Judges. Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #13
How many times did the Republicans try to repeal the Affordable Care act? patphil Jun 2022 #16
The J6 hearings can't convict Trump but they are not a waste of time! Impeaching in2herbs Jun 2022 #30
Unless we get the votes to convict them in the Senate...I don't see the point. But we can Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #32
Impeachement is not the same thing as the January 6th hearings...impeachment is a Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #88
It's worse than a waste of time FBaggins Jun 2022 #58
+100. nt MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #60
+1000 Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #89
Hearings should begin the first day lawmakers are back from break LonePirate Jun 2022 #4
No impeachment before midterms...political madness. If we could remove them that would be one Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #14
I agree. They will not be convicted and wnylib Jun 2022 #25
I agree. Get them under oath again. Document the hypocrisy. mjvpi Jun 2022 #24
The Court needs to be expanded. COL Mustard Jun 2022 #29
And might I add, Anyone that participated in J6 doesn't get a vote on this issue, Cruz, Hawley, etc MagickMuffin Jun 2022 #5
It is a foolish idea and will gain us nothing. Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #15
What constitutional method will you use to stop them from voting? Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #34
Ok. MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #37
She's right. They should all be impeached for perjury..quick RestoreAmerica2020 Jun 2022 #6
Prove perjury. brooklynite Jun 2022 #73
Really RobinA Jun 2022 #91
They could probably be impeached but not removed. Beastly Boy Jun 2022 #7
Yeah, that would be a little something since the optics for Dems is so bad Farmer-Rick Jun 2022 #8
+1000000000000000000000000 nt in2herbs Jun 2022 #33
+1000000000000000000000000 nt in2herbs Jun 2022 #31
Agree with her. She needs to work to improve her standing among her Hortensis Jun 2022 #9
I hold those 6 asshole SC justices at lower regard and respect than a big pile of dogshit. NewHendoLib Jun 2022 #10
Well, she's right of course, but good luck getting the Senate to convict. n/t malthaussen Jun 2022 #11
They're almost as corrupt. triron Jun 2022 #85
If impeached, they will be dead weight , they can - cloudboy07 Jun 2022 #12
Censure doesn't work like that in congress or for justices Amishman Jun 2022 #45
ok, must have mis- read something - thank's ! cloudboy07 Jun 2022 #61
Wait, wut? MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #48
Glenn Kirschner made a similar point last night and promised more in the days ahead bucolic_frolic Jun 2022 #17
Don't impeach them. Mr. Evil Jun 2022 #18
IKR questionseverything Jun 2022 #27
I wish people would take Civics classes that is not possible under our laws. Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #35
Yeah. good luck with that. MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #38
Then indict them. Mr. Evil Jun 2022 #39
Indict them for what exactly? MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #41
Impeach! Indict! Sign an EO! Arrest! inthewind21 Jun 2022 #80
+100. nt MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #92
"It's rigged, folks"? czarjak Jun 2022 #19
They can't be impeached. The votes aren't there. We're stuck with them. JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 2022 #20
They can be impeached Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jun 2022 #22
True, they can be impeached. And, we're still stuck with them. nt JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 2022 #44
Not according to the 14th amendment's enforcement clause section 3 lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #49
And this applies how? MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #51
Stay tuned and you'll find out lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #53
So, IOW, MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #54
Untrue lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #57
What evidence that the justice's are part of the conspiracy? MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #59
You don't pay me to do your simple research lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #66
You made the claim, MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #68
Ginni Thomas is not a member of the court. And whether she can be convicted of anything I Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #82
"The process is painfully slow"? FBaggins Jun 2022 #69
Wow lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #71
The votes aren't there for impeachment either FBaggins Jun 2022 #62
My sentiments exactly. MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #64
She's absolutely right. spanone Jun 2022 #21
not going to happen RANDYWILDMAN Jun 2022 #23
They will claim that their views "evolved" and that will be the end of it Orrex Jun 2022 #26
+100. MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #42
I used to believe lying to Congress was a crime. sinkingfeeling Jun 2022 #28
It's no surprise that lying to a Congress Better Days Ahoy Jun 2022 #36
remember when azureblue Jun 2022 #40
(1) AOC is right. (2) But it ain't gonna happen. nt Buns_of_Fire Jun 2022 #43
YES! There must be negative consequences to lying on the stand, when asked a ? by a house SWBTATTReg Jun 2022 #46
totally agree gopiscrap Jun 2022 #47
Start convicting them of crimes and see what happens lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #50
What crimes would that be? MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #52
You have to be kidding lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #55
Are you? MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #56
Nope lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #63
.... MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #65
I mistakenly conflated this with congressional misdeeds lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #67
I'm not trolling, MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #70
More is needed lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #75
I'll answer the question you won't. The charge would be perjury...and you won't be able to prove it brooklynite Jun 2022 #74
Thank You!!!! MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #76
You are correct lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #78
Wait a minute, MarineCombatEngineer Jun 2022 #97
Oh please, I heard this during the multiple Trump impeachments and he had to be gotten rid of Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #83
Hang in there friend lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #86
Impeachment is a waste of time...we can show the public what happened and I believe that has Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #87
Yep lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #90
NO I hate the Greens. Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #93
...then you are in the right place! lefthandedskyhook Jun 2022 #95
They are the same IMHO. Greens are out to destroy Democrats and so are Republicans...Greens Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #96
She can introduce an Impeachment Resolution any time she wants. brooklynite Jun 2022 #72
Playing Nice hasn't really worked booley Jun 2022 #77
Nothing like inthewind21 Jun 2022 #79
Well she will be on all the shows...for certain. I guess that was the plan. Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #94
Impeachment without conviction is a f'ing waste of time. Demsrule86 Jun 2022 #81
AOC will be on Colbert tonight n/t malaise Jun 2022 #84
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