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Democrats Gear Up to Impeach Trump Over Capitol Riot

By Kyodo News 12 January 2021

WASHINGTON–US Democrats on Monday geared up to impeach Donald Trump during the final days of his presidency, introducing to the House of Representatives a resolution that accuses him of inciting “insurrection” on Capitol Hill last week in a bid to overturn his election loss.

The resolution will be considered in the Democratic-led House on Wednesday and may be voted on the same day, raising the likelihood that the 74-year-old Republican will become the first president in US history to be impeached twice.

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