On January 6, Congress and Vice President Mike Pence met to certify the November presidential election result at the Capitol building. A riot began that afternoon after Trump and his allies held a rally earlier in the day, urging Congress to not certify the results.
Trump vowed to “never concede” and urged his supporters “to fight,” as he continued to push baseless claims of election fraud. As the mob breached the Capitol building, Trump tweeted saying Vice President Mike Pence “didn’t have the courage to do what should have been done to protect our Country and our Constitution,” and that the “USA demands the truth!” Later, he also tweeted, “Please support our Capitol Police and Law Enforcement. They are truly on the side of our Country. Stay peaceful!”
Unfortunately, four people are dead following violent protests on Wednesday and days later one capitol police officer Libengood, 51 years old, who responded to the riots has died. Considered accountable for the riot, President Trump’s social media accounts including Twitter and Facebook are permanently suspended. Many other social media companies besides Parler followed the same action.
House of Democrats are trying to pass a unanimous resolution calling Vice President Pence and the cabinet to use 25th Amendment to invoke President Trump’s presidency or the House will approach a second preachment against Trump. Vice President has not presented his opinion on this option.
At the same time, house of democrats wants to fast pace to start the second impeachment against President Trump. However, The Senate is currently adjourned and cannot reconvene until Jan. 19, the day before Mr. Joe Biden’s inauguration. That means that an impeachment trail cannot begin until President Trump’s last full day in the office at the earliest. But if the the Senate proceeds to a trail and successfully convicts President Trump, that will prevent him running another presidential campaign in 2024. Some house representatives stated that it will be the best option that President Trump resign his seat before the inauguration which is unlikely to happen.
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