01.13.2021

House Impeaches Trump A 2nd Time, Citing Insurrection At U.S. Capitol

House Impeaches Trump A 2nd Time, Citing Insurrection At U.S. Capitol Photo by Stefani Reynolds / Getty Images

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to impeach President Trump for "high crimes and misdemeanors" — specifically, for inciting an insurrection against the federal government at the U.S. Capitol.

Just one week before he will leave office, Trump has now become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.

Wednesday's vote came a week after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in a chaotic scene that left several people dead.

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