• Donald Trump Becomes First U.S. President to be Impeached Twice

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    By Ashlee Banks · January 14, 2021January 14, 2021 In a historic 232-197 vote, The House of Representatives decided Wednesday, January 13 to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time. Trump was charged with “incitement of insurrection” after White supremacists stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, resulting in the deaths of six people, including two Capitol police officers. During Wednesday's impeachment hearing on the House floor, some lawmakers pointed to the January 6 riot at the Capitol as proof that Trump poses a major threat to government officials and the nation, The...
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  • Black Lawmakers Have Their Say During 2nd Trump Impeachment

    Black Lawmakers Have Their Say During 2nd Trump Impeachment

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    By Donna Owens · January 14, 2021January 14, 2021 Black lawmakers made their voices heard as the House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday, January 13 for a second time. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus-among them, the group's new chairwoman, Rep. Joyce Beatty -gave passionate speeches on the House floor about the January 6 mob insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Building. Overwhelmingly, lawmakers cited the need for accountability. Rep. Cori Bush and Rep. Mondaire Jones are among the newest members of the 117th Congress. Both voted to impeach. Jones told...
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