The House could begin impeachment trials on January 13. Drew Angerer / Getty Images
The US House of Representatives should vote for impeachment President Donald Trump on Wednesday , pending the outcome of his vote on the 25th Amendment T Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET. The call to impeach the president focuses on Trump's role in relation to the attack on Capitol Hill last week, which resulted in five deaths .
The Capitol siege took place on January 6 after Trump spoke with supporters in Washington, DC, at a rally at the support for the false claim that the 2020 election was stolen from Trump. A joint session of Congress confirmed President-elect Joe Biden as President , a formality chaired and announced by Vice President Mike Pence. Following today's events, Trump's Twitter account, among other social media accounts, has been permanently suspended .
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Trump's term ends in eight days, with the Biden takes office Jan. 20 , but some lawmakers on both sides are adamant about removing Trump from office now, warning he is a threat to America . "The situation of this deranged president could not bemore dangerous, " Nancy Pelos, Speaker of the House I wrote in a statement to my colleagues .
Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer both called Pence at invoke it 25th amendment last week. Monday, 217 The co-sponsors of the house have published a article of impeachment . If Pence does not respond to the House's request to invokeon the 25th Amendment, Pelosi said she would put the impeachment article to a vote.
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If the House votes for Trump's impeachment, he would be the first president in history to be impeached twice. Here's where and when to watch the House vote on Trump's impeachment.
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When will the House vote to pass the bill article of impeachment against Trump?
If Pence does not invoke the 25th Amendment and Trump does not resign (which may be unlikely in either case), the House has an impeachment resolution scheduled that begins on Wednesday, January 13 at 9 a.m. ET (6 a.m. PT, 2 p.m. UK time, 12 p.m. Thursday AEST) .
Where to watch the House vote live without cable
If you watch the vote take place without cable, here is where you can watch it for free.
Where to watch the House vote with cable
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