WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump was impeached by the United States House for a historic second time on Wednesday, charged with “inciting insurgency” following the deadly siege of the Capitol mob in a rapid collapse and staggering of his last days in power.
With the Capitol secured by armed National Guard troops inside and out, the House voted 232-197 to impeach Trump. The process went at lightning speed, with lawmakers voting just a week after violent pro-Trump loyalists stormed the U.S. Capitol, urged by the president’s calls to “fight like hell” against election results.
Ten Republicans have fled Trump, joining Democrats who have said he must be held accountable and worryingly warned of a “clear and present danger” if Congress were to leave him unchecked before Democrat Joe Biden’s inauguration January 20.
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