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These House Republicans Voted to Impeach Donald Trump

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Not a single Republican supported Trump's impeachment in 2019 when he was charged with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress in relation to his dealings with Ukraine.
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The Second Impeachment: ‘President Trump Betrayed His Country'

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Readers discuss whether Congress should be spending its time on impeachment and how Mike Pence, Mitch McConnell and Liz Cheney have responded to efforts to remove the president.
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‘I Call Bullcrap': Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert Says She'll Vote Against Impeaching President Donald Trump

‘I Call Bullcrap': Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert Says She'll Vote Against Impeaching President Donald Trump

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Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert said she would vote against impeaching President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
On the House floor, Rep. Boebert said, in part:
“Glory to God. Madam Speaker, I rise today to oppose this impeachment and denounce the recent violence on the Capitol, just as I oppose the previous impeachment.
“And the violence we've all witnessed all summer long across our great country. Make no mistake here, the hypocrisy of the left is on full display.”
Boebert quoted unsourced members of the opposition as calling for people to “take Trump out tonight,” and criticized a...
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Donald Trump Becomes First President to Get Impeached Twice, Losing Stranglehold on GOP

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The House of Representatives impeached Trump on Wednesday and unlike in 2019, when no Republicans voted in favor of impeachment, this time around members of the president's own party joined the effort.
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House Republicans spent more time faulting Trump than defending him on impeachment

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Even the Republicans voting against impeachment laid blame at Trump's feet. Few actually defended his conduct.
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Trump becomes first president to be impeached twice as House charges him with inciting an insurrection

Trump becomes first president to be impeached twice as House charges him with inciting an insurrection

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Summary List Placement The House of Representatives reached enough votes to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday afternoon over his role in inciting an attempted coup at the US Capitol that resulted in five deaths. The article of impeachment against Trump charged him with "incitement of insurrection."
Ten Republican lawmakers broke ranks and sided with their Democratic colleagues, and Trump is the first president to be impeached twice.
The events that led up to the Capitol riots were set in motion months before January 6, as the president fed his loyalists a steady diet of lies and...
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House Impeachment Vote Exposes Fractures In GOP

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The House of Representatives is voting on Wednesday to impeach President Trump for the second time, opening up fissures in the Republican Party over whether to stick with the president.
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Wisconsin's Congressional Delegation Splits Along Party Lines On Impeachment

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MADISON, Wis. - No Republicans in Wisconsin's congressional delegation supported impeaching President Donald Trump on Wednesday, based on their public comments ahead of the fast-moving House vote.
The impeachment vote comes a week after Trump encouraged loyalists at a rally to “fight like hell” against November's election results before they stormed the U.S. Capitol. But all five of Wisconsin's Republican House members said ahead of the vote that they opposed impeachment.
All three House Democrats from Wisconsin planned to vote in favor of impeachment.
No congressional Republicans backed...
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3 takeaways from the debate over impeaching Trump again

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In the House debate over impeaching Trump a second time, the Republican split over Trump is significant - but still small.
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McConnell Says He Can't Bring Senate Back Early

McConnell Says He Can't Bring Senate Back Early

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell isn't planning to bring the Senate back early to kick President Trump out of office early. Ahead of the expected House vote Wednesday to impeach the president for a second time, McConnell's office informed Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's office that he would not reconvene...
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House Republicans put divides over Trump's culpability on clear display

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As the House debate over impeachment evolved, House Republicans ranged from arguments about national unity to defenses of the president, echoing bigger GOP split.
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House GOP Leader Liz Cheney Faces Mutiny Attempt Over Break With Trump

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A petition circulating among House Republicans notes that Cheney's statement announcing her vote for impeachment has been quoted by numerous Democrats.
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Mitch McConnell Will Publicly Support Trump's Impeachment

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Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will publicly support Trump's impeachment, but won't speak until the article reaches the Senate.
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Republicans say impeachment would further divide the country after Trump provoked an attempted coup, but a majority of Americans support it

Republicans say impeachment would further divide the country after Trump provoked an attempted coup, but a majority of Americans support it

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Summary List Placement As the House on Wednesday debated impeaching President Donald Trump a second time - in this case for inciting an attempted coup - numerous Republicans argued that impeachment would further divide the US.
But a majority of Americans want to see Trump impeached and removed for provoking the violent insurrection at the US Capitol, according to recent polls.
Most Americans are in favor of impeaching Trump, despite what Republicans say:
A CBS News poll released Wednesday found 55% of Americans favor impeaching Trump over the Capitol siege.
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