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  Oklahoma introduces measure to impeach Obama over bathroom rights
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Last EditedRP  May 20, 2016 01:48pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
AuthorHeide Brandes
MediaNews Service - Reuters
News DateFriday, May 20, 2016 05:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionOklahoma's Republican-dominated legislature has filed a measure calling for President Barack Obama's impeachment over his administration's recommendations on accommodating transgender students, saying he overstepped his constitutional authority.

The impeachment resolution also introduced on Thursday night calls on the Oklahoma members of the U.S. House of Representatives to file articles of impeachment against Obama, the U.S. attorney general, the U.S. secretary of education and others over the letter.

State Representative John Bennett, a Republican, said in a statement the White House directive was "biblically wrong," and a violation of state sovereignty.
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