The Hill
The Hill 9 Jan 2021

Gregory Meeks RIPS Trump, calls for his removal from office

Description:

Rep. Gregory Meeks calls for President Trump to be removed from office.


Over thirty hours after the attempted insurrection -- and three months after the election - US President Donald Trump has now acknowledged Joe Biden's win. He has also changed his tone, from previously telling the rioters he loved them to now calling the storming a "heinous attack." A police officer has died of his injuries following clashes with the pro-Trump mob.
Two days late there are fresh fortifications around the US Capitol building, after an angry mob invaded the altar of American democracy.
Those who attacked journalists and police are now being attacked by their leader, Donald Trump, who himself is under intense fire.
America's next President, Joe Biden lays the ugly insurrection squarely at Trump's feet.
Amid the aftermath, even former allies, such as Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger, have called for Trump to be removed immediately.
But vice-president Mike Pence, who has the power to begin that process, has said he will not do so.
Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi is threatening to impeach Trump for a second time.
Members of Trump's administration have since resigned. including Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and, most recently, Education Secretary Betsy Devos.
Calling for Trump's fast and legal removal from office, an incredulous Chris Hayes reacts to the quick return of normal tones in the House and Senate on a day when Capitol Hill saw deadly violence from a mob egged on by Trump himself. Aired on 01/06/2021.
Donald Trump's calls for protests on the day Congress is set to certify Joe Biden as the new president are discussed by constitutional legal expert Joshua Geltzer in conversation with Tiffany Cross.
A group of former Trump administration officials and anti-Trump Republicans have banded together to push for President Trump's removal from office. Elizabeth Neumann, co-director of the Republican Accountability Project, joins CBSN to talk about the group.

CBSN is CBS News' 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage available for free across all platforms. Launched in November 2014, the service is a premier destination for breaking news and original storytelling from the deep bench of CBS News correspondents and reporters. CBSN features the top stories of the day as well as deep dives into key issues facing the nation and the world. CBSN has also expanded to launch local news streaming services in major markets across the country. CBSN is currently available on CBSNews.com and the CBS News app across more than 20 platforms, as well as the CBS All Access subscription service.

Share Video:

Embed Video: