The siege of the Capitol came on Jan. 6 after Trump spoke to followers in Washington, DC, at a rally in support of the false claim that Trump’s 2020 election had been stolen. A joint session of Congress confirmed President-elect Joe Biden as president, a formality chaired and announced by Pence. After the events of the day, Trump’s Twitter account and other social media accounts,. for at least a week.
Trump’s term ends in seven days, withbut some lawmakers on both sides are adamant to now remove Trump from office, warning that he poses a threat to America.
“He is a clear and present danger to the nation we all love,” Pelosi said on Wednesday during the impeachment debate.
Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, leader of minorities in the Senate, both appealed to Pence last week to invoke the 25th Amendment. On Monday, 217 House co-sponsors released an article about impeachment. Pence’s response to the House’s request to invoke the 25th Amendment, in which he said he had no intention of doing so, left it to Pelosi to put the impeachment article to the vote.
Trump is the first president in history to be impeached twice. Here is where the House vote on Trump’s impeachment is revisited.
When did the House vote to pass Trump’s impeachment article?
The House met on Wednesday, January 13, at 9:00 a.m. ET (6:00 a.m. PT) for its impeachment resolution. Procedural votes for impeachment have removed both hurdles. It ended with a final vote of 232-197 to impeach Trump. Pelosi has not announced when it will be sending the impeachment article.
Where the House vote can be revisited
If you don’t have cable, you can watch the voting process here for free.