Boston City Council Declares Insurrectionist-in-Chief Needs to Go

The Boston City Council today went on record unanimously calling for the removal of the man who is on the precipice of becoming the first president to ever be impeached twice.

In their discussion of the non-binding resolution, councilors brought up all the reasons you probably already know, after a moment of silence for the people who died in Washington last week.

In addition to the soon-to-be ex-president’s role in the failed autocoup, Councilor Ed Flynn (South Boston, South End, Downtown, Chinatown) also brought up his mocking treatment of a reporter with a disability in the 2016 campaign and his actions against immigrants.

Councilor Lydia Edwards (East Boston, Charlestown, North End) also brought up the ongoing threats against Rep. Ayanna Pressley, both in last week’s attack and in the months leading up to it.

“Especially because she is ours, it makes me extremely angry,” Edwards said. “To be frank, one of ours was threatened.