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Tue Feb 9, 2021, 07:07 AM

3 Republican state legislators move to impeach Tim Walz for use of executive orders [View all]

Three Republican members of the Minnesota House of Representatives on Monday introduced articles of impeachment against Gov. Tim Walz over his use of executive orders to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rep. Erik Mortensen of Shakopee, who co-sponsored the impeachment resolution, accused Walz of “corrupt and criminal acts” in a news release Monday, calling the governor’s executive orders unconstitutional.

A spokesman for the governor said Walz’s executive orders have repeatedly been upheld in court when their legality has been challenged, adding that courts rather than legislators determine what is constitutional.

The resolution, which faces long odds in the Democratically controlled House, includes five articles of impeachment.

Read more: https://www.twincities.com/2021/02/08/3-republican-state-legislators-move-to-impeach-tim-walz-for-use-of-executive-orders/

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