January 30, 2020 - Issue: Vol. 166, No. 20 — Daily Edition116th Congress (2019 - 2020) - 2nd Session
PETITIONS, ETC.; Congressional Record Vol. 166, No. 20
(House of Representatives - January 30, 2020)
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[Pages H748-H749] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] PETITIONS, ETC. Under clause 3 of rule XII, [[Page H749]] 83. The SPEAKER presented a petition of Mr. Gregory Watson, a citizen of Austin, TX, relative to respectfully requesting that Congress offer for ratification by special convention conducted within the individual states, pursuant to Article V, an amendment to the United States Constitution which would disqualify any member of the US House of Representatives, who is, at the time a declared candidate for the office of President of the US, from casting a vote upon the impeachment of an incumbent President and which would likewise disqualify any member of the US Senate, who is, at the time, a declared candidate for the office of President, from casting a vote in a trial taking place in the US Senate relative to the removal from office of an incumbent President; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.