The siege of the Capitol took place 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, among 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. “The situation of this unhinged president couldn’t be more dangerous,” Pelosi wrote in a statement to colleagues.
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 heralds Pelosi to put the impeachment article to the vote.
If the House votes to impeach Trump, he would be the first president in history to be impeached twice. Here’s where and when the House should vote on Trump’s impeachment.
When will the House vote to pass Trump’s impeachment article?
Pence is not invoking the 25th Amendment and Trump is unlikely to intervene. The House met for its impeachment resolution Wednesday, January 13 at 9:00 am ET (6:00 am PT, 2:00 pm UK time, noon Thursday AEST). Between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm ET. Procedural votes for impeachment could take place, with a final vote around 3:45 p.m. ET.
Where to see how the House votes live without cable
If you watch the vote without cable, you can watch it here for free.
Where to see how Parliament votes with cable
- PBS NewsHour
- CBS News