US House begins voting on 25th Amendment resolution to remove Donald Trump from office


Days after violence broke out in the U.S. capital, the U.S. House of Representatives is now voting on a resolution calling for the removal of President Donald Trump through the 25th Amendment.

A resolution urging Vice President Mike Pence to begin the 25th Constitutional Amendment process to remove the president from office moved forward on a procedural vote.

Notably, Democrats in the lower house are preparing to vote to impeach Trump with the support of some Republican lawmakers, according to TBEN.

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It comes after Pence on Monday in a letter to United States Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said he would reject the call to invoke the 25th Amendment to impeach President Donald Trump.

To invoke the 25th Amendment, Pence and a majority of Trump’s cabinet would have to declare that Trump is incapable of performing his duties. Pence rejected this course of action earlier Tuesday. The House is expected to vote Wednesday on impeaching Trump for instigating an insurgency against the U.S. government.

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On the other hand, Donald Trump said Tuesday (local time) that the 25th Amendment posed “no risk” to him but “would haunt Joe Biden and the Biden administration”.

Speaking of the Mexican border wall at Alamo Texas. “… The 25th Amendment poses no risk to me, but will come back to haunt Joe Biden and the Biden administration. As the saying goes, be careful what you wish for,” Trump said in his first public appearance. from its supporters. attacked the Capitol.

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On January 6, a group of Donald Trump’s worshipers stormed the U.S. Capitol building, clashing with police, damaging property, seizing the opening scene and occupying the rotunda.

The unrest came after Trump urged his supporters to protest what he claims to be a stolen presidential election.

The outgoing president has since been blocked on all major social media at least until he was removed from office.