US Capitol Riot: Congress votes on motion calling on Pence to remove Trump via 25th amendment | LIVE
CA, 11 Jan 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives meets Monday in pro forma session, with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer requesting Unanimous Consent to bring up the following resolution:
"H. Res. XX, Calling on Vice President Michael R. Pence to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments of the Cabinet to activate section 4 of the 25th Amendment to declare President Donald J. Trump incapable of executing the duties of his office and to immediately exercise powers as acting President."
Calls for Trump’s removal have been rapidly building momentum after thousands of his supporters violently stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in an attempt to prevent the certification of president-elect Joe Biden’s election win.
This will be the second time the Republican president faces impeachment. In December 2019, Trump became the third U.S. president to have ever been impeached.
The only other two sitting presidents to have been impeached are Bill Clinton, who was impeached in 1998, and Andrew Johnson was impeached in 1868.
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