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Trump Impeached for Second Time, Charged With Insurrection Over Capitol Riot

By Kyodo News 14 January 2021

WASHINGTON—US President Donald Trump was impeached Wednesday for an unprecedented second time, facing blame for inciting an insurrection over his election loss that culminated in a deadly riot in the Capitol last week.

The impeachment resolution passed the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives with a 232-197 vote, with 10 Republicans breaking ranks to support it. The move took place just a week before the 74-year-old Republican president’s term ends.

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