Outgoing US President Donald Trump warned Democrats’ efforts to impeach him a second time would cause “ enormous anger ” in the United States and said he was not responsible for a violent attack on him. the United States Capitol by its supporters last week. In his first spontaneous remarks since the attack on the U.S. Capitol, Trump described the decision to impeach him as “the continuation of the greatest witch hunt in political history.”
“The 25th Amendment poses no risk to me. The impeachment hoax is the continuation of the largest and most vicious witch-hunt in our country’s history and is causing enormous anger, division and pain,” he said said US President Donald Trump.
With just eight days to go to the end of his term, Trump finds himself alone, shunned by former supporters, barred by social media, and now facing a second indictment following his instigation of a riot against Congress on January 6. Donald Trump is traveling to Alamo, Texas, where he will be giving his first live public appearance since he gathered thousands of followers on the National Mall to march on Congress.
The president’s remarks came as the House of Representatives prepared to vote on a measure that will pave the way for his impeachment unless Mike Pence, his vice-president, removes him from office citing the 25th Amendment.
Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the Democratic House, said the lower house of Congress would vote on Wednesday to impeach the president on “ incitement to insurgency ” for his guilt in the attack on Capitol Hill.
Assault on the US Capitol
– Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building in Washington DC on the day Congress met to confirm Joe Biden’s election victory.
– Five people died in the incident, including a police officer.
– Armed with guns, explosives and cable ties, protesters came from a Trump rally.
– At the rally, Trump gave an inflammatory speech, urging his supporters to reject what he called a stolen election.
Trump previous impeachment
– The impeachment of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, was initiated on December 18, 2019.
– The House of Representatives approved articles of indictment for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
– The Senate acquitted Donald Trump of these charges on February 5, 2020.