- With less than a week as president, it appears the House is moving forward to impeach Donald Trump
- Lawmakers will debate and vote to remove the American leader for his role in the attack on the U.S. Capitol
- According to the speaker Nancy Pelosi, Trump is a present danger to the country
Ahead of a final vote, members of the United States House of Representatives on Wednesday, January 13, gathered to debate an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
According to CBS News, lawmakers will debate the impeachment resolution with time split between the Republicans and Democrats evenly to charge the American leader who has less than two weeks in office with "incitement of insurrection."
This move by the House is coming a week after a mob of pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to intimidate lawmakers.
It was gathered that the US lawmaker are of the opinion that the president "gravely endangered the security of the country and its institutions of government.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaking at the beginning of the debate said Trump must go as they know he incited this insurrection, adding that he is a clear and present danger to America.
Meanwhile, at least six Republicans in Congress have started to break with the president, saying they will vote to impeach him.
Legit.ng recalls that the US House passed a resolution seeking the removal of President Donald Trump under the 25th Amendment.
The resolution was made during the House sitting on Tuesday, January 12, in what appeared to be a largely symbolic act leading to the impeachment of the president for the second time.
The non-binding resolution, which passed at 223-205, saw members of the House overwhelmingly split along party belts, with only one Republican backing the move.
Meanwhile, US Vice President Mike Pence has rejected a push from Democrats to invoke the 25th Amendment to oust President Trump over his role in the Capitol riot.
Pence's stance will now set in motion a House vote on Wednesday, January 13 to impeach the president during his final week in office.
The vice president made his stance known in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday, January 12.
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