Trump is the first president in the US history to be impeached twice

The House of Representatives approved the impeachment of outgoing US President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection in connection with the attack on the Capitol on January 6, which killed five people. Trump is the first president in the US history to be impeached twice.

The votes to impeach Trump were 232- 197, ten Republicans sided with Democrats. His trial in the Senate will not happen until after Joe Biden is inaugurated as the new US president on the 20th of January.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, before entering into the House chamber, said about Trump: “We know that the President of the United States incited this insurrection – this armed rebellion – against our American democracy. He must go.”

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