On January 13th, Congress will begin proceedings for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, based on his incitement of the January 6th mob attack on the US Capitol.
The official articles of impeachment, filed Tuesday night, charge the president with “incitement of insurrection,” based on his comments to the crowd, as well as previous calls made to election officials in Georgia that sought to alter the state’s election results.
“He threatened the integrity of the democratic system, interfered with the peaceful transition of power, and imperiled a coequal branch of Government,” the articles allege. “He thereby betrayed his trust as President, to the manifest injury of the people of the United States.”
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