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Tue Jan 12, 2021, 11:38 PM

House votes to call on Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to strip Trump of power.

Source: New York Times

The House voted on Tuesday night to formally call on Vice President Mike Pence to use the 25th Amendment to strip President Trump of his powers after he incited a mob that attacked the Capitol, as lawmakers warned they would impeach the president on Wednesday if Mr. Pence did not comply.

Lawmakers, escorted by armed guards into a heavily fortified Capitol, adopted the measure just before midnight along party lines. The final vote was 223 to 205 to implore Mr. Pence to declare Mr. Trump “incapable of executing the duties of his office and to immediately exercise powers as acting president.”

“We’re trying to tell him that the time of a 25th Amendment emergency has arrived,” Representative Jamie Raskin, Democrat of Maryland and the author of the resolution, said before the vote. “It has come to our doorstep. It has invaded our chamber.”

They proceeded even after Mr. Pence rejected the call in a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday. “I do not believe that such a course of action is in the best interest of our nation or consistent with our Constitution,” he wrote. “I will not now yield to efforts in the House of Representatives to play political games at a time so serious in the life of our nation.”

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/01/12/us/impeachment-trump-25th-amendment/house-votes-to-call-on-pence-to-invoke-the-25th-amendment-to-strip-trump-of-power



Impeachment tomorrow.

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Tue Jan 12, 2021, 11:39 PM

1. "I will not now yield to efforts in the House of Representatives to play political games at a time s



Dear God, what's he got on you, Pence?

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Tue Jan 12, 2021, 11:43 PM

2. Impeach and Convict him, remove him from office

And imprison the traitor, along with the others involved in the Seditious conspiracy against our Country.

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