House Of Representatives, Us Capitol Riot

House Of Representatives, Us Capitol Riot

These 8 lawmakers voted against Trump's impeachment in 2019, but charged him after Capitol riot

President Donald Trump is the first commander-in-chief in U.S. history to be impeached twice.

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These 8 lawmakers voted against Trump's impeachment in 2019, but charged him after Capitol riot

President Donald Trump is the first commander-in-chief in U.S. history to be impeached twice.

in passing the article.Some Democrats also split from their party and opposed the impeachment articles. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, who later switched parties and became a Republican, objected to both charges. Jared Golden of Maine opposed the obstruction charge but approved of the abuse of power charge.

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Golden released a statement earlier this week signaling he approved of charging Trump on the insurrection article, writing:"I do not believe there has ever been a clearer case for the immediate impeachment of a president, as well as for his removal from office and disqualification from holding future public office."

There were also signs ahead of the impeachment vote that Republicans were going to break ranks with the president. Representative Liz Cheney, the number 3 Republican in the House, announced Tuesday that she was in favor of impeaching the president."The President of the United States summoned this mob, assembled the mob, and lit the flame of this attack. Everything that followed was his doing. None of this would have happened without the President," she said. headtopics.com

Cheney added,"There has never been a greater betrayal by a President of the United States of his office and his oath to the Constitution."Here are the lawmakers who did not vote in favor of Trump's impeachment in 2019 but did so on Wednesday.

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Do u know they breached while he was still finishing his speach so those people who did this did not hear trumps speach .. this was an inside job spoiled bc he was supposed to speak at 11am but actually spoke alittle after 12. Inside job