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AOC: GOP lawmakers fearful of threats if they impeach Trump are privileged

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Wednesday that Republicans fearful of casting a vote to impeach President Donald Trump are privileged to not face more regular threats for their work on Capitol Hill.
House Democrats have signaled in recent days that their Republican colleagues are fearful that a vote to impeach the president might incur threats against themselves and their families. Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive and one of the most high-profile lawmakers on Capitol Hill, has said that death threats are “a normal part of existence.”
“I get it, but some of us just spent the last 2 years...
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GOP Lawmaker Says Safety Concerns Will Keep Her From Inauguration

GOP Lawmaker Says Safety Concerns Will Keep Her From Inauguration

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Republican Representative Nancy Mace says she won't attend Joe Biden's Jan. 20 inauguration over fears for her safety after a violent mob attacked the Capitol last week.
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House Republicans Fear Trump Terrorists Will Kill Them If They Vote To Impeach

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There are a group of House Republicans who support impeaching Trump but are afraid that they will be harmed or killed if they vote yes.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urges Republican colleagues to stand up to death threats and vote for impeachment

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urges Republican colleagues to stand up to death threats and vote for impeachment

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Summary List Placement Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized her Republican colleagues who reportedly want to impeach President Donald Trump, but won't support the effort for fear of the threats of violence they might receive from Trump's supporters.
Ocasio-Cortez argued that she and many other progressive members of Congress have dealt with death threats for years and that it's a "privilege" for GOP members to be facing this danger for the first time.
"I get it, but some of us just spent the last 2 years taking stances that have led to repeated attempts on our lives - for demanding...
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Congressman says some GOP lawmakers are 'paralyzed with fear,' and think their families will be attacked if they vote for impeachment

Congressman says some GOP lawmakers are 'paralyzed with fear,' and think their families will be attacked if they vote for impeachment

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Summary List Placement Some Republicans in Congress are ostensibly in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump , but may vote against it because they are "paralyzed with fear" over threats, Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colo., said Wednesday.
Crow confirmed what GOP lawmakers have been relaying to reporters under the condition of anonymity in recent days, opening up about his discussions with colleagues in an MSNBC interview.
Crow is right. Numerous House Rs have received death threats in the past week, and I know for a fact several members *want* to impeach but fear casting that vote could get...
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