Trump Impeached by US House of Representatives for "Incitement of Insurrection"
January 14, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Donald John Trump has been impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives. Today's vote is historic because Trump becomes the first United States president in history be impeached twice.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the votes of the article of impeachment were 232 to 197, mostly down party lines. Ten Republican members of Congress crossed party lines to vote in favor of impeachment.
The impeachment vote came one week to the day that the U.S. Capitol was violently attacked and pro-Trump supporters attempted a coup against democracy.