‘Woke’ Philadelphia DA Impeached By Pennsylvania House

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 30:   (L) Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner reacts while being mentioned by Danielle Outlaw at a press conference announcing her as the new Police Commissioner on December 30, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Outlaw, Philadelphia's first black female police commissioner, was previously the police chief in Portland, OR.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The Pennsylvania state House on Wednesday voted 107-85 in favor of impeachment for Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for “misbehavior in office.”
  • “In reality, the policies and practices of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office instituted under the direction of District Attorney Krasner have led to catastrophic consequences for the people of the City of Philadelphia,” the resolution alleges.
  • The last person impeached and ultimately removed was Rolf Larsen, who was ousted in 1994.

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