Trump Faces Impeachment For The Second Time Just One Week After The US Riots
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday.
For the second time in his four-year presidency, Donaldin the United States.
This comes one week aftermarched on Washington D.C. and attacked the Capitol building.
On Wednesday, January 13, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected tobecause of his role in inciting the riots.
According to BBC News, members of the Republican party have promised to join the Democrats to impeach him, formally charging him with inciting insurrection.
Becausein the house, Wednesday’s vote is likely to pass.
It will then be trialled at the Senate, where a two-thirds majority would be needed to convict the incumbent president.
This means at least 17 members of Trump’s party would have to move to convict him, but the New York Times, per BBC News, suggests as many as 20 Senate Republicans are willing to so do.
It’s not known yet how long this process could take, but it’s unlikely to be conclusive beforeon January 20.
While Trump will no longer be acting president by this stage, it’s possible the Senate could use the impeachment process to prevent him from ever running for office again.
He has previously suggested
The Republican leader has refused to take any responsibility for his role in last week’s riots, choosing instead to focus on things likeduring his most recent public appearance.