The charges of impeaching Trump reach the US Senate

Updated Jan 25, 2021 at 8:27 am

  • Today, Monday, the next step in the second impeachment measure against former US President Trump is due.
  • If found guilty, he will be suspended from his position for life at the federal level and will not be able to apply for the presidency.

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In the second impeachment measure against the former US president Donald Trump Next step on Monday. The House will die Accusation Against the Republican to the second chamber of Parliament, the Senate. The indictment for “incitement to riot” will be read there on Monday evening local time (7:00 PM / 1:00 AM CET Tuesday).

Democrats want Trump because of his supporters’ attack on the Capitol Accountability on January 6. His term has already expired, but through this process, A. Position suspended for life To be notarized at the federal level. This would nullify any plans for Trump to run for the presidency again in 2024.

Monday night’s move marked the beginning of the process in the Senate. But only there should matters enter the heated phase of actual negotiations In the second week of February he goes.

Impeachment process: 17 Republicans will have to stand against Trump

To indict Trump A. Two-thirds majority of the Senate is present Need. Both Republicans and Democrats led by incoming President Joe Biden hold 50 seats in the Senate. So it must be 17 Republicans against Trump put. It is doubtful whether this will happen.

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A somewhat later start to the actual proceedings in the Senate suits Biden. Because of the delay, the chamber can vote on ministers nominated by it and also approve New government initiatives Deal.

Trump had to face impeachment last year, in the so-called impeachment trial. The trial ended with him acquittal In the Senate, which was still dominated by Republicans. (dpa / dh)

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017. Now, four years later, it is time to pack your bags and leave the White House. Always by his side: Melania Trump’s wife. It is rumored to this day if she really loves her first lady status. Those were the most memorable moments.

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