Letter: Cawthorn has already disqualified himself from Congress

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A person who takes constitutional office under oath and subsequently engages “in insurrection or rebellion against the same” or gives “aid or comfort to the enemies thereof” shall hold no office “under the United States or under any State.” Amendment 14 is clear on this.

In the very first three days of his term, Rep. Madison Cawthorn disqualified himself from his position. On Jan. 3, he swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution. By Jan. 6, he was busy denouncing the constitutional election process, advocating the overthrow of the presidential election and helping to incite a deadly attack on the U.S. Congress.

That much took place in plain sight. Mr. Cawthorn is forsworn.

The investigation of the attack may reveal more. Mr. Cawthorn said that he went into the Jan. 6 congressional joint session carrying a concealed weapon, for “protection.”

House rules must have been fresh in Mr. Cawthorn’s mind. They forbid carrying arms in the chamber. What was Mr. Cawthorn anticipating?

An oath-breaker can be restored to office — another provision of Amendment 14. The requirement is a two-thirds vote in each house of Congress. I hope Mr. Cawthorn will begin seeking this redemption with even more energy than he has already devoted to mischief.

— Michael Garner



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13 thoughts on “Letter: Cawthorn has already disqualified himself from Congress

  1. C-Law

    Nope Michael, your wrongthink is simply not allowed. You must unite and come together to support YOUR new Congressman, say it with me—The Honorable Madison Cawthorn just as the sullen trumpeters must unite and support eagerly support China Joe Bribem…

    Welcome to ClownWorld…you’ve gotten the exact government you deserve.

      • C-Law

        Nope, but ask Moe Davis. He lost to The Honorable Madison Cawthorn..,,ha! Still trying to get that wheel off his neck I imagine. He could use your free warm hugs I suppose.

        Like I said we live in ClownWorld and have gotten exactly the politicians and government we deserve…,

    • Lou

      Oh sweetie lots of work behind the scenes to get this clown out of office… Cawthorn isn’t qualified to manage a mini mart, much less an entire district. In fact, he’s really not qualified to do much of anything at all.

  2. Machael Simpson

    He’s a pathetic liar just like his boss. The same ignorant hooligans, and barbarians. They all should stand the consequences of their barbaric actions, assault on Democracy, and Treason against the United States.

  3. Judy Kerlee

    Madison Cawthorn should be given a medal for standing up for the GREATEST PRESIDENT in my lifetime. I hope all the Biden voters are happy with his socialist and bigioted agenda. GOD BLESS AMERICA!

    Judy Kerlee, A PROUD REPUBLICAN FORMALLY A democrat

    • Judy Kerlee

      I’m proud to be an AMERICAN who doesn’t burn flags, destroy other peoples property and attack other people. So don’t tell me to leave my birthplace. We are all created equal and that is what America stands for. Biden is slowly destroying this county with his SOCIALIST IDEOLOGY. I don’t call that unity that he says that he wants.


    • James

      You are seriously defending the guy who incited people to “lightly assault” Members of Congress? The people who went and bashed in the heads of law enforcement with fire extinguishers and flag poles. You are one sick individual. And I say that as a former Republican who left the party when bigots, cowards and traitors took over who cheer on people who call for attacks on our government. Shame on you.

      • Jim

        I hate to interrupt your disinformation, but the coroner found NO EVIDENCE of blunt force trauma, his brother who talked to him before he died said he was only sprayed with pepper spray, you know what the cops consider “non-lethal” when they use it on us. Maybe you should know what you’re talking about before you post.

  4. reuben W dejernette

    Socialist you say…I’ll say trump is a representative of the 1% group. So a recent tax bill was less than $1000.00. Mine was in the $18,000 area for 2019. So if you think that I am a Socialist for wanting people to pay a fair share or the same as what I pay…then by god you can call me a SOCIALIST !!!

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