Congressman Joaquin Castro Wants To Make Sure No Federal Building Has Trump’s Name On It

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“Donald Trump should never become a future generation’s confederate symbol,” tweeted Texas Democratic Congressman, Rep. Joaquin Castro, last week, announcing he was introducing legislation to prevent any federal buildings from ever being named in honor of President Trump. 

Following the insurrection that was incited by the President, many officials have called for his immediate impeachment. Many have called to invoke the 25th Amendment, which would take Trump immediately out of office, leaving Vice President Mike Pence as the United States president for a little over a week.

In two tweets, Castro condemned the Trump administration while explaining why his name should never appear on a building on Wednesday, January 6.

On January 7, Castro and his brother Julian, the former Housing and Urban Development Secretary, called on Senator Ted Cruz to resign after he was one of the officials who objected to Biden’s presidential victory. Julián also endorsed Joaquin’s legislation prohibiting Trump’s name from any federal building with a simple, “I gave him that idea.”

In an interview with The Texas Tribune, Joaquin Castro said, “He has conducted himself shamelessly, and I think he has done this because he believes it’s the only way, the only chance that he has to win the Republican nomination for president.”

Many of Castro’s followers have agreed with the proposal not to let any federal properties be named after Trump. Though this is just an early suggestion and beginning of a write-up, it seems that its chances of becoming a reality are high.

After the last four years the nation has had, impeachment, invoking the 25th Amendment, and passing legislation that would ban Trump’s name from any federal building feels like the least lawmakers could do to recognize the living hell many Americans have had to endure.