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Impeachment 2.0

  • President Trump loves the unprecedented. And this week, he grew to become the one American president to be impeached twice.
  • Ten Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues to question Trump. Virtually precisely a yr in the past, no Home Republicans voted for Trump’s first impeachment.
  • A Republican congressman who backed impeachment instructed MSNBC that he and his colleagues are altering their routines and searching into buying physique armor, as Congress and the nation reels from the lethal insurrectionist violence final week.
  • Trump apparently needed to be dissuaded from dropping in on the impeachment proceedings, in keeping with the New York Occasions.
  • In a surreal scene on the Capitol, Nationwide Guard troops have been stationed contained in the constructing and sleeping on marble flooring.
  • Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has not specified when she’s going to ship the impeachment article over to the Senate for a trial, however a few Republican senators have already indicated they won’t vote to convict the President. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) stated he doesn’t consider a former president may be convicted. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), one in every of Trump’s largest enablers over the previous 4 years, warned that impeachment would additional divide the nation.

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