State House voting on expulsion for Reps. Courser, Gamrat

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LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan House of Representatives is voting on whether or not to expel Representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat.

Earlier Thursday, a disciplinary committee passed a motion for the expulsion of both Courser and  Gamrat.

The committee voted Thursday morning for the expulsion of the embattled representatives who used state resources and a false email to cover up an affair.

The panel said the two conservative lawmakers should be expelled for misconduct and misusing taxpayer resources to hide their extra-marital affair.

A six member bi-partisan committee approved the resolutions in a 4-0 vote for each. Both Democrats on the panel abstained.

A two-thirds vote is required to expel Courser and Gamrat. They could be the fourth and fifth lawmakers ever to be expelled from the Michigan Legislature.

 

 

 

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4 comments

  • Justin Case

    73 votes needed to expel. There are currently 63 republicans, and 47 democrats.
    One could look at it as they already have 4 votes against them, or playing the along party line….51 votes against them. That is 47 Democrats and 4 Republicans for those who cannot follow along.

  • FEED UP WITH THIS

    AND WHAT WILL BE THE COST TO THE TAXPAYER, AFTER ALL IS SAID AND DONE? THIS SHOULD BE BILLED BACK BETWEEN THE TWO OF THEM…. WHO’S WITH ME ON THIS?

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