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With only a week left in office, President Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first U.S. president in history to be impeached for a second time when all House Democrats—joined by just 10 Republicans—passed an article charging him with “high crimes and misdemeanors” for inciting a deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
Members of the Democrat-controlled House voted 232-197 to impeach the president, with four lawmakers not voting.
Introduced by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), the approved resolution states that Trump “engaged in high crimes and misdemeanors by inciting violence against the government of the United States.”
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