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If members can’t be impeached, how are they disciplined?

Rep. Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y., waits for the start of the House Standards of Official Conduct hearing on what sanctions should be brought against him. He was found guilty on multiple counts of ethics violations by a House ethics subcommittee. (Scott J. Ferrell/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Rep. Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y., waits for the start of the House Standards of Official Conduct hearing on what sanctions should be brought against him. He was found guilty on multiple counts of ethics violations by a House ethics subcommittee. (Scott J. Ferrell/CQ Roll Call file photo)

President Donald Trump’s alleged misdeeds have seized headlines recently with the impeachment inquiry in full swing.

But members of Congress also have a list of punishments to dole out when one of their own steps out of line. Watch as CQ Roll Call explains the most dramatic of punishments a member of Congress can endure: censure.

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