Dem Rep. Tweets He’ll Stand Up to ‘Unconstitutional Crazy Sh*t’ from Trump


As the Democratic party wrestles with what to do next under a Donald Trump presidency, one member of Congress is using some pretty tough language to encourage people to stand up if he tries anything unconstitutional.

California Congressman Ted Lieu has taken to sharing some harsh truths for his party in recent days:

Lieu even went so far as to propose legislation recently to keep presidents from unilaterally deciding to use nuclear weapons, and Trump was a reason why:

Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Senator Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) introduced H.R. 6179, the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2016. This legislation would prohibit the President from launching a nuclear first strike without a declaration of war by Congress. The crucial issue of nuclear first use – discussed in last evening’s Presidential Debate – is all the more urgent given the fact that a majority of Americans do not trust Republican Nominee Donald Trump with our nation’s nuclear arsenal.

And with all that in mind, Lieu told people on Twitter last night that he’s going to stand up to the “unconstitutional crazy shit” Trump proposes:

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