Impeachment motion may go to Judiciary Committee!

Contact Conyers and say YES!!!!

MCM

p.s. Steny loves Cheney. Why?

News Updates from
Citizens for Legitimate Government
06 Nov 2007

http://www.legitgov.org/index.html#breaking_news

Breaking:
House tied in knots over resolution to impeach Cheney

06 Nov 2007

Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, is trying to impeach Vice President [sic] Cheney for what he describes as “high crimes and misdemeanors” before the invasion of Iraq.

Right after the proposal was read on the House floor this afternoon, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer stepped forwarded and tried to convince lawmakers to table the bill.

[Update 4:02 p.m. ET: Hoyer’s motion failed 251-162. The House is now voting on whether to vote on whether the resolution should be sent to the Judiciary Committee.]

US House Democratic Leader to Block Cheney Impeachment Effort 06 Nov 2007 U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Traitor-Md., said Tuesday he will block an effort to impeach Vice President [sic] Dick Cheney. Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio has announced he will try to force a vote on Cheney’s impeachment. Hoyer said he will use parliamentary tactics to table that effort.

Breaking: National Lawyers Guild Votes For Impeachment of President [sic] Bush and Vice President [sic] Cheney 06 Nov 2007 The National Lawyers Guild voted unanimously and enthusiastically for the impeachment of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney at its national convention in Washington, DC. The resolution lists more than a dozen high crimes and misdemeanors of the Bush and Cheney administration and “calls upon the U.S. House of Representatives to immediately initiate impeachment proceedings, to investigate the charges, and if the investigation supports the charges, to vote to impeach George W. Bush and Richard B. Cheney as provided in the Constitution of the United States of America.”

Breaking: House, Senate Approve Defense-Spending Bill 06 Nov 2007 House and Senate negotiators approved a $471.2 billion defense budget bill after rejecting Republican efforts to add $70 billion to sustain continued military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan into next spring. House Democrats said they are prepared to take up the war-funding issue later this week, but the sum will be closer to $50 billion and provisions could be added to press for a change in Iraq policy and impose stricter safeguards against torture of any prisoners held by the U.S.

Iraq War Funding to Move Separately From Defense Spending 06 Nov 2007 House and Senate conferees on Tuesday approved a fiscal 2008 spending bill for the ‘Defense’ Department that does not include funding for operations in Iraq or Afghanistan. Instead, Democratic congressional leaders decided to bring to the floor a separate “bridge fund” bill for war operations that could be as much as $70 billion. The core $459.3 billion Defense spending measure does contain $11.6 billion in emergency funding for vehicles to protect troops in Iraq from improvised explosive devices Bush’s corpora-terrorists.

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