House votes to impeach President Trump on charge of inciting insurrection

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UPDATE (1:23 p.m.): The House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald Trump on the charge of inciting insurrection.

The impeachment resolution passed with 232 votes, with 222 Democrats and 10 Republicans voting for impeachment and 197 Republicans voting against impeachment. President Trump is the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice.

The article of impeachment will now go before the U.S. Senate for a vote.

UPDATE: (12:55 p.m.): The House has begun voting on the floor on the second impeachment charge against President Trump.

UPDATE (11:15 a.m.): President Donald Trump urged in a new statement released today that the American people remain peaceful amid reports that more unrest could come during President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week.

“In light of reports of more demonstrations, I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of any kind,” the statement says. “That is not what I stand for, and it is not what America stands for. I call on ALL Americans to help ease tensions and calm tempers. Thank you.”

UPDATE (10:28 a.m.): Congressman Kevin McCarthy is speaking on the House floor ahead of the impeachment vote.

House Republican Leader McCarthy’s speech will make the case that a vote to impeach President Trump will further divide the nation and fan the flames of partisan division at a time when unity is needed.

WASHINGTON D.C. (KGET) — The House of Representatives will vote today on whether to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time.

The House will consider an article charging Trump with incitement of insurrection for his role in last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol by his supporters. Several Republicans, including No. 3 House Republican Leader Liz Chaney, have already announced their support for impeachment.

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