Republican number three in the House of Representatives Liz Cheney announced on Tuesday that she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting his supporters to “revolt” on Capitol Hill.
“He was never there The biggest betrayal Cheney said in a statement, “by the President of the United States headed for the oath.”
“This insurgency has caused injuries, deaths and destruction in the holiest space of our republic,” he said of the attack on the Congress headquarters in Washington, which left five people dead.
It is the first time since the resignation of Republican President Richard Nixon in 1974 that a leader from the president’s party supported the indictment.
There is no Republican member The House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump in December 2019 and only one Republican senator, Mitt Romney, voted to indict him with stopping US financial aid to pressure Ukraine into an investigation into the alleged corruption of President-elect Joe Biden.
Cheney’s statement comes amid reports that Republican Leader in the Senate Mitch McConnell, a key Trump ally for four years who defended him after Democrats were “fired” in 2019, is not against this second trial. Politician.
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