‘A Responsibility We Did Not Think One Week Ago We Would Have': Pelosi Signs Articles of Impeachment
After the House voted 232-197 in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump over “incitement of insurrection,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. signed the articles of impeachment during an engrossment ceremony. The impeachment comes exactly one week after domestic terrorists stormed the U.S. Capitol building, hoping to overturn the results of the presidential election.
The bill of impeachment details Trump’s pressure on state officials in Georgia to “find” him more votes and his White House rally ahead of the Capitol siege, in which he encouraged thousands of supporters to “fight like hell” and march to the building.
President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. The historic vote split along party lines Wednesday night, much the way it has divided the nation, over a charge that the 45th president abused the power...