The House of Representatives is preparing to initiate impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump as early as this week, provided that Vice President Mike Pence and the cabinet refuse to remove him on the grounds that he is inciting a mob to carry out deadly attacks on the seat of the US government Play a role in.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, delivered an ultimatum in a letter to colleagues on Sunday night, calling the president an urgent threat to the country.
On Monday, the House of Representatives will pass a non-binding resolution requiring Pence to invoke the Twenty-Fifth Amendment and deprive Trump of presidential power. If the measure fails to gain unanimous support as expected, the House of Representatives will vote on the resolution on Tuesday. She said Penny will have “24 hours”
Next, Pelosi said that the House of Representatives “will continue with impeachment legislation.” Although she did not specify a precise timetable, high-level Democrats suggested that the House of Representatives could start litigation on Wednesday.
She wrote: “We will take urgent action to protect our Constitution and democracy, because this president poses an imminent threat to both.” “Over time, this president continues to attack our democracy. The fear has intensified, so action is urgently needed.”
Pelosi pointed out that urgent measures are urgently needed because Trump will step down from office on January 20.
She explained that the resolution called on Pence to “convene and mobilize the cabinet to initiate the 25th amendment and declare that the president cannot perform his duties.”
She wrote that under this procedure, the vice president “will immediately exercise the power of acting president.”
Pelosi told Trump on Sunday that “60 Minutes” is “a lost, mindless, and dangerous American president”, adding that what he did was “very serious and deserves prosecution.”
Pence is not expected to take the lead in removing Trump from office, although discussions on Washington’s 25th amendment have been under discussion.
There was earlier speculation that House Democrats might try to introduce impeachment clauses as early as Monday.
One touted strategy is to quickly condemn the president’s actions but postpone the Senate’s impeachment trial for 100 days. This will enable Biden to focus on other priorities as soon as he takes office as President-elect on January 20.
Jim Clyburn, the 3rd Democrat in the House of Representatives and Biden’s top ally, expounded this idea on Sunday when the country was caught in Trump’s loyalists trying to overthrow the election results. Surrounded by.
“Let’s give the president-elect Biden 100 days, he needs to get his schedule closed and running,” Clayburn said.
The Democrats in the House of Representatives’ push came after the call was read in the office of Democratic Representative Jason Crow of Colorado. [the Department of Defense] Realize that before the inauguration day (including the inauguration day), potential terrorists may pose a further threat.”
According to the findings of the investigation, McCarthy said that the Pentagon is “cooperating with local and federal law enforcement agencies to coordinate security preparations”, and the time is January 20.
Former U.S. Army Ranger Crowe said that he was “deeply concerned about reports of active and reserve soldiers participating in the rebellion” and demanded that “the troops deployed for the inauguration ceremony… are not sympathetic to domestic terrorists.” The news said McCarthy agreed and expressed willingness to testify publicly in the next few days.
On Sunday, Republican Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and his colleague Lisa Murkowski in Alaska called on Trump to “resign and leave as soon as possible.”
Tommy said: “I think the president has cancelled his previous appointments.” “I don’t think he is a candidacy in any way.”
Merkowski, who has long expressed indignation over Trump’s behavior during his tenure, told the Anchorage Daily on Friday that Trump just “needs to leave.” The third Republican, Missouri Senator Roy Blunt (Roy Blunt) did not go that far, but on Sunday he warned Trump to be “very careful” in his final days in office.
American companies are beginning to link their responses to congressional riots by linking them to campaign donations.
Citigroup said it will suspend all federal political contributions for the first three months of this year. Citi’s global head of government affairs, Candi Wolff, said in a memo to employees on Friday: “We hope you can rest assured that we will not support candidates who do not respect the rule of law.”
Despite the time constraints, House leaders were angry about the uprising, and they seemed determined to take action against Trump.
Another idea under consideration is to conduct a separate vote, which will prevent Trump from taking office again. Unlike impeachment, which may only require a simple majority of 51 senators, impeachment must be convicted by the support of two-thirds of the 100 senators.
The Senate is set to split between 50-50, but the Democrats control once elected Vice President Kamala Harris and two Democrats who won Georgia’s Senate Runoff election were sworn under last week. Harris will be the decisive vote in the Senate.
The FBI and other agencies are continuing to investigate the riots, including allegations that Pentagon officials loyal to Trump prevented the deployment of the National Guard three hours after the officials asked for help.
“Without certainty, we can’t actually cross the border into Washington, D.C., that’s quite a long time. [coming]”, Maryland Republican Governor Larry Hogan (Larry Hogan) told CNN.
“Finally, I received a call from the Secretary of the Army asking if we can enter the city, but we are already mobilizing, we are already mobilizing the police, the guards have been mobilized, we are just waiting for that call.”