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Democrats in Congress kick off efforts to drive Trump from office after violence at Capitol By Reuters

Democrats in Congress kick off efforts to drive Trump from office after violence at Capitol By Reuters
Democrats in Congress kick off efforts to drive Trump from office after violence at Capitol

"In protecting our Constitution and our Democracy, we will act with urgency, because this President represents an imminent threat to both," Pelosi wrote to fellow House Democrats on Sunday.House Democrats impeached Trump in December 2019 for pressuring Ukraine to investigate Biden, but the Republican-controlled Senate voted not to convict him.The lawmakers who drafted the impeachment charge say they have locked in the support of at least 200 of the chamber's 222 Democrats, indicating strong odds of passage.3 House Democrat, suggested his chamber could avoid that problem by waiting several months to send the impeachment charge over to the Senate.

(1600 GMT) on Monday, lawmakers will bring up a resolution asking Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the never-used 25th Amendment of the U.But Republicans have shown little interest in invoking the 25th Amendment.

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