Cotati CA Council Votes to Impeach Bush, Cheney

Press Democrat | The Cotati City Council is the third in Sonoma County to weigh in on impeachment for President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.

The council voted 3-2 Wednesday night to approve a resolution calling for impeachment proceedings against the nation’s two top officials.

Voting “yes” were Cotati Mayor Pat Gilardi, Councilwoman Janet Orchard and Councilman John Guardino.

The “nay” votes were cast by Councilwoman Patty Minnis and Councilman Geoff Fox.

City officials in both Sebastopol and Santa Rosa have passed resolutions supporting impeachment of the nation’s top two officials.

They are among what Progressive Democrats of Sonoma County say are more than 90 U.S. cities to have done so.

The cities of Rohnert Park and Petaluma rejected impeachment initiatives.

The resolution is considered symbolic because Democratic leaders in Congress have said they have no intention of bringing impeachment action as Bush’s second term nears its end.

The resolution votes will be recorded in the Congressional Record and sent to the House Judiciary Committee.