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Garth D. Everett

Lawmaker seeks support in House for Kane impeachment memo

A state lawmaker asked his colleagues Tuesday to support an investigation into whether Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane should be removed from office.

Rep. Garth Everett, R-Lycoming, said about a dozen colleagues signed on after he circulated a memo regarding a resolution to begin a Judiciary Committee investigation of Kane.

Kane, a Democrat who has served as attorney general for three years, has a law license that's currently under temporary, indefinite suspension as she fights criminal charges she leaked secret grand jury material to a newspaper and lied about it.

"She's had misconduct, and it just adds up that she can't do her job and she's not...