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Pelosi signs impeachment articles against Trump for 'incitement of insurrection,' making Trump the first president to be impeached twice

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., holds the article of impeachment against President Donald Trump after signing it, in an engrossment ceremony before transmission to the Senate for trial on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi formally signed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for his role in inciting an insurrection.
Ten House Republicans voted to impeach Trump, highlighting growing support among the GOP to hold the president accountable.
"I have not made a final decision on how I will vote and I...
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Messages from the Capitol insurrectionists show how they bragged to their friends they were inside the building

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, supporters of President Donald Trump, including Aaron Mostofsky, right, who is identified in his arrest warrant, walk down the stairs outside the Senate Chamber in the U.S. Capitol, in Washington. Federal agents arrested Mostofsky, the son of a New York judge, on charges that he was among the protestors who stormed the U.S. Capitol, the FBI said on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
Several people involved in the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol bragged to friends that they were in the building.
The messages were obtained by the FBI and...
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Trump's second impeachment is the most bipartisan in US history

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday for "incitement of insurrection" over his role in catalyzing a deadly siege of the US Capitol on January 6.
This is the second time Trump was impeached, and it is the most bipartisan impeachment vote in US history.
One Republican voted to impeach Trump the first time, and five Democrats voted to impeach President Bill Clinton in the late 1990s.
No Democrats voted to impeach President Andrew Johnson in 1868, and President Richard Nixon resigned from office before he was formally...
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The GOP thinks one line from Trump's Jan. 6 speech will excuse the rest of it and everything else he did to incite the Capitol siege

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Rioters clash with police using big ladder trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors.
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Only 10 House Republicans voted to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time on Wednesday, a move a week after the deadly Capitol siege that most Republicans vehemently opposed.
The GOP lawmakers defending Trump cited one line from his January 6 speech as purported evidence that he did not provoke the Capitol siege.
Trump at one moment in the speech called on his supporters to protest "peacefully," but during the rest of it he...
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Trump becomes first president to be impeached twice as House charges him with inciting an insurrection

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Trump.
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The House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday for "incitement of insurrection" over his role in catalyzing a violent riot at the US Capitol on January 6 that resulted in five deaths.
Multiple Republican lawmakers broke ranks to vote with their Democratic colleagues to impeach the president.
Trump is the first president to be impeached twice.
He was previously impeached for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress related to the Ukraine scandal.
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