Congressman Cawthorn Charged Over Revoked License

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Republican North Carolina Representative Madison Cawthorn was charged this month for driving with a revoked license.

The Daily Wire reports:

According to a report from the Ashville Citizen Times, the 26-year-old congressman was pulled over in Cleveland County, North Carolina, mid-morning on March 3, after his 2019 Toyota Truck crossed the center line.

Trooper Tyler Gantt cited the representative for driving with a revoked license. Cawthorn “was very polite and cooperative,” the trooper noted in his citation.

“The driver was identified as David Madison Cawthorn, 26 years old of Hendersonville, N.C.,” said Highway Patrol spokesperson Sgt. Marcus Bethea, adding, “During the course of the investigation it was determined that the driver’s license was in a state of revocation and he was subsequently charged with driving while license revoked.”

“Cawthorn uses a wheelchair after being seriously injured in a 2014 car accident in Florida,” Citizen Times noted. “A friend who was driving fell asleep while Cawthorn slept in the passenger seat, according to his 2019 federal court filing against the insurance company.”

The GOP Rep. could face up to 20 days in jail over the misdemeanor.

Cawthorn has recently faced efforts by some North Carolinians trying to prevent him from seeking a second term in Congress over his participation in a pro-Trump rally prior to protestors storming the Capitol in 2020.



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  2. Have him move to Massachusetts; they are giving licenses out without tests . What a world we live in. TIP O’NEIL MUST BE ROLLING OVER IN HIS GRAVE

  3. YOU HAVE CONGRESSMAN LYING TO THE PEOPLE FOR 4 YEARS
    AND MADE UP FALSE STATEMENTS AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP AND CHARGE HIM WITH IMPEACHMENT >:
    THAT WAS MAKING A COUP AGAINST A SETTING PRESIDENT >THAT IS CALLED TREASON AND AND HE SHOULD BE PUT IN FRONT OF A FIRING SQUAD> AND DOJ IS NOT DOING NOTHING TO SCHITT>:

  4. They go after everyone that supports Trump. You can go to jail If you wake up on the right side of the bed. All the burning down of cities, smashing police cars, looting non-stop, assaults, murders, rapes and nothing happens to them. what a disgrace.

    1. Communists trying to take over in USA; main culprits in our public schools and universities! Time to take it all back!!

  5. Clintons can commit so many crimes that we can’t even count them all and nothing happens, but a Republican makes a little mistake and they go to jail. We are all screwed!

    1. He was cited and released. It states he “COULD” face 20 days which is highly unlikely! What I would like to know is? How is a license under a state of revocation? Does it have to do with him being involved on Jan 6? Another example of over reach by government!

      1. This is the state that our country is in today.
        I’ve said it before, if you do so much as disagree or speak out against this current regime, God knows you’re in serious trouble.
        Look no further than the domestic prisoners in the DC jail.

  6. He gets 20 days for driving with no license but the criminals who burned down cities in 2021 get a free pass. The border crossers get a free pass. Attempted murderers get bail and walk. Hey, but that sounds fair!

  7. Everyone red blooded Patriot should Donate to this MANS reelection surely Nancy and the NWO are so afraid of him for a REASON he a GREAT MAN & CARES ABOUT the PEOPLE and OUR COUNTRY! Everyone should donate to his campaign if you can. Oh we have an ENTIRE ADMINISTRATION braking so many laws and even going against the CONSTITUTION and NOTHINGS DONE these people are not just corrupt they are PURE EVIL.

  8. This is so stupid. Why isn’t anyone going after Nancy Pelosi for her deep crimes of human and child sex trafficking for 61 years worth and her insider trading, her extortion of money from the Ukraine? This is much more important than Cawthorn’s minor mishap! Something is very wrong with with Congress and our DOJ system!

    1. Don’t count on Garland to do anything to the people within his own corrupt party.
      His only job is to go after the GOP and their constituents any way he can.
      Revenge for not getting elected to the Supreme Court.

    2. Just responded to your post. Of course, they’re back to holding my comments. What idiots!
      But, I totally agree with you.

    3. WAKE UP AMERICA. . DID YOU KNOW THIS COUNTRY IS RUNNED BY SOCIALIST AND BY COMMUNIST. . ASK THE MEDIA

      KOREAN VET. . OUR U.S.MARINES USED TO SAY . . IF THEY ARE THE ENEMIES . . JUST THE BASTARDS AND ASKED THE QUESTION. . WHAT HAPPENED?

    1. No, the cop did his job as the tax payers pay him to do. If he was a bad cop he would have let him go with no citation at all. Cop needs an atta boy for not just letting him go because he was a DC pol.

  9. And God says “The heart of the wise man inclines to the right, the heart of the fool to the left and as he walks along he shows how stupid he is” Ecclesiastes 10: 2-3. The description of the Democratic party. Even God knows.

  10. wow this this serious sh.t. How can the citizens of N.C possibly feel safe with this kind of criminal driving around their streets. My God get him front of the Soros backed AG so that he can jail him and bring him to trial in 23 months.
    What a great job of journalism!

  11. This is probably as simple as he was spending much of his time in DC and just forgot to renew his license before his birthday in the year in which the license was up for renewal.. This happens to many people. While embarrassing, it is not earth shaking. The left and RINOS are really after this man.

  12. Only a Democrat would give Cawthorn any crap over this. Teddy Kennedy left a woman to die (Mary Jo Koepchne) and didn’t receive any citation, not even for leaving a car in a pond.

  13. If he shouldn’t be allowed to run for office because of an DMV violation then a lot of other corrupt politicians shouldn’t be allowed because of their involvement in illegal dealings (i.e. inside trading, treason, promoting and encouraging insurrections in our cities etc etc)

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