US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection”


United State of America President, Donald Trump has been Impeached by the US House of Representatives for “incitement of insurrection” which happened last week and claimed the lives of five people including a US police officer.

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According to LIB, President Trump will go down in history as the first American president to be impeached twice by Congress.
Although, According to TMZ, the impeachment vote comes after Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave the Vice President Mike Pence an ultimatum “either to remove President Trump using the 25th Amendment or we will do it ourselves with another impeachment.” Pence refused Pelosi’s proposition, saying it was time for America to heal and move on.

See image below for VP Mike Pence letter 

Afterwards, the Democratic-controlled House adopted the article of impeachment, for “incitement of insurrection”, with votes of 232 to 197, after several hours of debate. Later, A group of 10 Republicans joined the Democrats in voting to impeach Trump.

 It was also included in the article that Trump “repeatedly issued false statements asserting that the presidential election results were fraudulent and should not be accepted” and Trump “willfully made statements to the crowd that encouraged and foreseeably resulted in lawless action at the Capitol”, leading to the violence and loss of life.

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“President Trump gravely endangered the security of the United States and its institutions of government, threatened the integrity of the democratic system, interfered with the peaceful transition of power, and imperilled a coequal branch of government.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, said on the House floor: “The president of the United States incited this insurrection, this armed rebellion against our common country.

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“He must go. He is a clear and present danger to the nation that we all love.”

Mr Trump, who is due to leave office on 20 January, following his election defeat last November to Democrat Joe Biden, will now face a trial in the Senate, where if convicted he could face being barred from ever holding office again.

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In December 2019, House Democrats impeached President Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, but the Republican-controlled Senate voted not to convict him.

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