Several Democrats and no less than one Republican lawmaker have urged President Donald Trump to resign following the US Capitol violence.
California Congressman Ted Lieu stated Saturday that he hoped Vice President Mike Pence would invoke the twenty fifth modification or Democrats would introduce an article of impeachment towards US President Donald Trump on Monday.
“All of us, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, will prefer that Donald Trump simply do the right thing and resign, or that Vice President Mike Pence actually shows some spine, at least for himself and his own family and invoke the 25th amendment,” the Democrat informed CNN.
The twenty fifth modification could be enacted if the US president is unable to execute the duties of his workplace.
“If none of that happens, then on Monday, we will introduce the article of impeachment, which is incitement to insurrection, and we do expect a floor vote this coming week,” Lieu added.
Lieu tweeted Saturday that there have been 180 co-sponsors of the article of impeachment, though it seemed removed from
sure whether or not sufficient Republicans would again the transfer with simply days left in his time period.
“There will be Republicans who do vote for it,” he insisted, including that he’s in talks with some Republicans to co-sponsor the decision.
Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey stated he believed Trump dedicated “impeachable offenses.” The high-ranking Republican didn’t say whether or not he would vote in favor of impeachment.
“I do think the president committed impeachable offenses, but I don’t know what is going to land on the Senate floor, if anything,” Toomey informed American broadcaster Fox News on Saturday.
Democratic President-elect Joe Biden has not taken a place on Trump’s impeachment, saying he’ll go away it to
Congress to determine.
Pro-Trump protesters storm US Capitol: In photos Protesters and police conflict
Supporters of US President Donald Trump conflict with law enforcement officials in entrance of the Capitol Building in Washington DC on January 6.