H.Res. 626 (110th): Censuring the President and Attorney General.

Introduced:
Aug 04, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Maurice Hinchey
Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Aug 04, 2007
Length
30 pages
Related Bills
S.Res. 303 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 03, 2007

 
Status

This resolution was introduced on August 4, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Aug 04, 2007
Referred to Committee Aug 04, 2007
 
 
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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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8/4/2007--Introduced.
Censures President George W. Bush and Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales and condemns them for: (1) undermining the rule of law and the separation of powers; (2) disregarding statutes, treaties, and the Constitution; and (3) repeatedly misleading the American people.

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