According to a confirmed report from the New York Post, President Trump was impeached by the US House of Representatives on Wednesday for sparking last week’s Capitol attack.


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The president is being charged with “incitement of insurrection”, which emerges from his involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill attack that killed five people. Last Tuesday, a gang of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol and broke after Trump encouraged them to march the Capitol, where officials were certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral win.

According to the Post, the final vote was 232-19. 10 Republicans crossed party lines and four Republicans hadn’t voted when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) announced around 4:35 p.m.

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A spokesman for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), said the trial won’t begin until the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.