House votes to impeach Donald Trump a 2nd time – a first in American history

Lawmakers approve a single charge, incitement of insurrection, 232 to 197; 10 Republicans vote in favor; with Senate trial unlikely before Jan. 19, Trump expected to serve out term

By AGENCIES and TOI STAFFToday, 11:26 pm  1

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US President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington before boarding Marine One, December 12, 2020. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

In a historic vote, the US House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump over the violent siege at the US Capitol last week by a mob of his supporters.

After hours of intense debate, lawmakers passed a single charge, incitement of insurrection. It passed 232 to 197, with 222 Democrats and 10 Republicans supporting the motion. Five lawmakers — four Republicans and one Democratc, did not cast a vote.

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Kazan- Kazan National Research Technical University Казанский национальный исследовательский технический университет имени А. Н. Туполева he graduated in Economics in 1982

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