A brother of Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) said Congress didn’t go far enough on Wednesday with its censure of the lawmaker for sharing a violent anime video targeting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).
“I believe he’s dangerous, unhinged and is reckless,” Tim Gosar told MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace. “And is somebody that, as I’ve said before, needs to not only be censured, but he needs to be expelled.”
He also said criminal charges should be brought against his brother if warranted.
Many of Gosar’s siblings have for years distanced themselves from their brother, who has become increasingly radical. Gosar has repeatedly been linked to white nationalists.
Six of those siblings endorsed Gosar’s 2018 election opponent, and several appeared in an ad earlier this year calling for him to be held accountable for the Capitol riot.
Gosar’s sister, Jennifer Gosar, also spoke out on Wednesday, calling the censure a “first step.”
“To be honest with you, it is about time,” she told MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell as she called for him to be expelled from Congress: