Breaking: Trump Impeached For Historic Second Time

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Breaking: Trump Impeached For Historic Second Time - Vantage News Nigeria
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US President Donald Trump has been impeached for a historic second time after the House of Representatives secured enough votes to charge him.

A total of 10 Republicans voted against their party and Donald Trump, with the final result being 232 votes to impeach, and 197 against, reports Sky News.

He made history as the first US president to be impeached twice, after he was previously charged over his calls with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Trump has been charged with inciting an insurrection following the deadly riots at the US Capitol on 6 January.

The 10 Republicans who voted for impeachment were: Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio, Peter Meijer of Michigan, Fred Upton of Michigan, Liz Cheney of Wyoming, John Katko of New York, Adam Kinzinger Illinois, Tom Rice of South Carolina, Jamie Herrera Beutler of Washington, Dan Newhouse of Washington and David Valadao of California.

Mitch McConnell, the majority leader of the Senate, has released a statement to say that a “fair or serious trial” could take place before Joe Biden is sworn in.

He said: “The House of Representatives has voted to impeach the President. The Senate process will now begin at our first regular meeting following receipt of the article from the House.”

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