Hinchey to introduce censure resolutions
Daily Freeman
July 26, 2007

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey plans to introduce two resolutions in the House calling for the censure of President Bush, Vice President Cheney and other administration officials, the congressman's office announced on Thursday.

Hinchey's resolutions, companions to ones proposed by U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., seek to reprimand the Bush administration for misleading the American people about the reasons for invading Iraq, mismanaging the war and the military occupation of Iraq and abusing the Constitution through such practices as warantless surveillance.

"The American people have reached a breaking point with this administration, and they are demanding that Congress step up and hold the president, vice president and others in the Executive Branch responsible for their actions," Hinchey, D-Hurley, said in a prepared statement.

Hinchey and Feingold plan to introduce their resolutions in Congress next week.

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