WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a history-making move, the House voted on Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump, making him the first president ever to be impeached twice.
The members of Congress in support of impeachment said it’s all because of the chaos that broke last week in Washington, D.C.
They believe the president directly incited that violence at the Capitol.
“Every second that this president remains in office is a danger to this country,” said Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass.
However, most Republicans argued against the measure.
With only a week remaining in the Trump administration, opponents of impeachment urged lawmakers to instead focus on moving forward under the incoming administration.
“At a time when our nation is still healing, we must seek out issues to work on that unite us rather than issues that further divide us,” said Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa.
Although there is more Republican support for impeachment this time around, the outcome of a vote in the Senate remains unclear.