Censure Resolution

Brian Zick

Raw Story reports: Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Fla., plans to introduce a resolution that would censure President Bush over his decision to commute the prison sentence faced by former vice presidential aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, the congressman said Thursday. "This presidential intervention is an unconscionable abuse of authority by George W. Bush, and Congress must step forward and express the disgust that Americans rightfully feel toward this contemptible decision," Wexler said in a statement released by his congressional office. Wexler, who sits on the House Judiciary Committee, plans to introduce his resolution when Congress returns from its Independence Day recess next week. The five-term congressman said Bush's decision was "nothing short of [a] political quid pro quo, and Congress must go on record in strong opposition via Swopa at firedoglake

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