Politics & Government

August 9, 2011

'Impeach Obama,' tea party group tells Texas Rep. Burgess

During a meeting with a Texas tea party group, U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess was told they were unhappy that he supported the landmark deal that raised the country's debt ceiling by $2 trillion while cutting more than that in public spending. When one attendee suggested that the House push for impeachment proceedings against President Barack Obama to obstruct the president from pushing his agenda, Burgess was receptive.

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