MSNBC 9 Jan 2021

Over 200 Lawmakers Call For Trump's Removal From Office After Capitol Hill Riot


NBC News' Sahil Kapur reports on the efforts from lawmakers to have President Trump removed from office either by the 25th Amendment or impeachment after a deadly pro-Trump riot takes place in the U.S. Capitol.

In a press briefing in Washington, D.C., Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for President Trump's removal from office.
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.

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A growing number of lawmakers, including some Republicans, are calling for President Trump to be removed from office after his supporters stormed into the U.S. Capitol. CBS News senior national security analyst Fran Townsend, who served as Homeland Security and counterterrorism adviser to President George W. Bush, joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on how law enforcement will go about prosecuting the criminal activity.
Rep. Gregory Meeks calls for President Trump to be removed from office.

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