BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) – A Butler County state representative has introduced a House resolution calling for the impeachment of Gov. Tom Wolf over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, who represents parts of Butler County, says he and 24 co-sponsors introduced five articles of impeachment against the governor.READ MORE: Trump-Backed Candidate Bob Paduchik Tapped To Head Ohio Republican Party
In a statement, Rep. Metcalfe says these are “certainly unprecedented and chaotic times” but Gov. Wolf’s response to coronavirus harmed citizens and violated their rights.READ MORE: Police Arrest Man Accused Of Shooting Neighbor In The Arm After Dispute
You can read the five articles of impeachment here.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Heavy Rainfall, Flood Watches And Warnings Issued
The articles of impeachment were introduced as Gov. Wolf and GOP-led Legislature are clashing over the emergency declaration the governor issued at the pandemic’s beginning, with lawmakers voting to end it and Wolf insisting he has veto power.