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Politics Washington state rep joins list of Republicans voting to impeach Trump

09:00  14 january  2021
09:00  14 january  2021 Source:   thehill.com

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WASHINGTON – Rep . Liz Cheney, the third-ranking House Republican , says she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, adding to a growing list of Republicans backing the president's removal after blaming him for inciting a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last week.

Ten House Republicans joined Democrats in voting to convict President Trump of “incitement of an By comparison, five Democrats voted to impeach Bill Clinton in 1998. Here are the 10 Rep . David Valadao of California. The article of impeachment is for "incitement of insurrection" and states

Jaime Herrera Beutler talking on a cell phone: Washington state rep joins list of Republicans voting to impeach Trump © Bonnie Cash Washington state rep joins list of Republicans voting to impeach Trump

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) late Tuesday joined the growing list of GOP lawmakers who will vote to impeach President Trump after a violent mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol last week.

Beutler said in a statement that Trump "incited a riot" aimed at blocking a peaceful transition to President-elect Joe Biden.

"Hours went by before the President did anything meaningful to stop the attack," she wrote. "Instead, he and his lawyer were busy making calls to senators who were still in lockdown, seeking their support to further delay the Electoral College certification."

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Washington Rep . Dan Newhouse is the sixth House Republican to announce that he will vote in In announcing his intention to vote to impeach Trump , he joins Republicans Wyoming Rep . Newhouse, whose district encompasses a large, rural central area of Washington state , easily won

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The Washington Republican noted that Trump launched a Twitter attack against Vice President Pence while some in the mob were chanting threats to hang him.

She also denounced Trump's "pathetic denouncement of violence that also served as a wink and a nod to those who perpetuated it," noting how the president said he loved the protesters and called them "special."

"The President's offenses, in my reading of the Constitution, were impeachable based on the indisputable evidence we already have," Beutler said. "I understand the argument that the best course is not to further inflame the country or alienate Republican voters. But I am a Republican voter. I believe in our Constitution, individual liberty, free markets, charity, life, justice, peace and this exceptional country."

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GOP Reps . Liz Cheney, John Katko and Adam Kinzinger all say they'll vote to impeach President Trump , with more expected to follow. All Lists . A small but growing group of Republicans in Congress say they will vote to impeach President Donald Trump for his alleged role in last week’s

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"I see that my own party will be best served when those among us choose truth," she continued. "I believe President Trump acted against his oath of office, so I will vote to impeach him."

Beutler joined several members of her caucus in calling for Trump to be impeached.

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (Wyo.), Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) and Tuesday Group Co-Chairs John Katko (R-N.Y.) and Fred Upton (R-Mich.) all issued statements on Tuesday saying the president's rhetoric the day of the riot met the threshold of an impeachable offense.

The House is set to vote to impeach Trump for a second time on Wednesday. The resolution, crafted by Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Ted Lieu (D-Calif.), charges Trump with high crimes and misdemeanors for "willfully inciting violence against the Government of the United States."

Fact check: Wisconsin bill does not decertify results and give Trump the win .
This story is pure fiction. The bill in question simply says the Legislature would prioritize legislation addressing election laws . It says nothing related to decertification or awarding the state to Trump. And in any case, the state’s electoral votes were already cast for Biden weeks ago. Our fact-check sources Gateway Pundit, Jan. 4, "BREAKING: Wisconsin Legislature Announces Resolution To Be Introduced on Thursday Which Will Likely Decertify State and Award to President Trump" Wisconsin Legislature, Assembly Resolution 3, passed Jan. 4 The Associated Press, Dec.

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