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Nancy Pelosi gives Mike Pence deadline on Trump and 25th Amendment

Trump would face a single charge - "incitement of insurrection" - over the riot at the Capitol, according to a draft of the articles obtained by The Associated Press.

Cicilline said Monday it has enough support for passage, including some Republicans. "We now have the votes to impeach", Cicilline said on Twitter.

As Republicans now hold 50 of the 100 Senate seats and impeachment trials typically take weeks, it is unlikely the measure will succeed without a significant intervention from GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell.

Mike Pence should invoke the 25th Amendment within days to remove Donald Trump from office, Democrats have said.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said if Pence doesn't respond to the ultimatum in 24 hours, the House will move toward a vote on an impeachment resolution, which Hoyer said could happen on Wednesday.

Pence has given no indication he would act on the 25th Amendment.

If the House impeaches Trump, some Democrats are pressing Pelosi to delay sending the resolution to the Senate to prevent the trial from interrupting the beginning of Joe Biden's administration.

Murkowski, long exasperated with the president, told the Anchorage Daily News on Friday that Trump simply "needs to get out". And once a trial is under way, the Senate couldn't take up other business.

Some Democrats, for their part, have expressed concern that a Senate trial would overshadow and hamper Biden's efforts to quickly lay out his agenda, starting with the fight against the coronavirus and the need to support the economy.

Biden is treading carefully.

Now that Vice President Mike Pence reportedly has 24 hours to react to a House resolution on invoking the 25th Amendment against POTUS, the question arises of whether Trump will become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.

"We will act with urgency, because this President represents an imminent threat", Pelosi said in a letter late Sunday to colleagues.

Pelosi confirmed on Sunday night that the House will proceed with legislation to do so in the coming days.

A violent and largely white mob of Trump supporters overpowered police, broke through security lines and windows and rampaged through the Capitol on Wednesday, forcing lawmakers to scatter as they were finalizing Biden's victory over Trump in the Electoral College. House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy has set a conference call with rank-and-file members for Monday afternoon.

But Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is exploring a possible workaround - using the authority granted to the two Senate leaders in 2004 to reconvene the Senate in times of emergency, a senior Democratic aide said.

Yes, but legal experts have reportedly argued that constitutionally, Congress may impeach Trump once again.

Republicans blocked an immediate vote on the resolution and Democrats followed up by introducing an article of impeachment of Trump for "incitement of insurrection" over his role in Wednesday┬┤s storming of the US Capitol.

A second Republican senator, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, is calling for Trump to resign.



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