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NBC News 12 Jan 2021

Rep. Liz Cheney Will Vote To Impeach President Trump

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Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyom., will vote to impeach President Trump in the wake of the Capitol riots. Cheney said Trump, "assembled the mob, and lit the flame" of the January 6 attack.


The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for the second time. The 232-197 vote was historic: It made Trump the first president in the country's history to be impeached twice.
The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to impeach President Trump on one count of incitement of insurrection, making him the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice. The vote came exactly one week after a mob of the president's supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building in an effort to block Congress from counting the Electoral College votes and confirming President-elect Joe Biden's victory.

The vote was 232 in favor, 197 opposed. Ten Republicans joined 222 Democrats in voting to impeach.

The article of impeachment, introduced Monday by House Democrats, accuses Mr. Trump of "willfully inciting violence against the government of the United States" in violation of his constitutional oath and duty.

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The House of Representatives voted on Jan. 13 to impeach President Trump a second time after the deadly U.S. Capitol breach. Ten Republicans joined Democrats in voting to impeach the president.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), who holds the third-highest position among House Republicans, released a statement saying that she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump and believes he summoned the mob that attacked the US Capitol. CNN's Dana Bash and Wolf Blitzer discuss.

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