Washington – The House is set to vote on a resolution on Tuesday to call Vice President Mike Pence to implement the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office.
The measure stated that Pence was declared “incapable of executing the duties of his office” and of immediately exercising powers as acting president “to activate Trump’s cabinet and activate the President”. Must be raised for “The Resolution is sponsored by Remi Jamie Ruskin, D-MD.
According to an event released by House Majority Leader Stany Hoyer, D-MD, the vote is expected to be held at around 10:30 pm ET.
Inspired by the events of last Wednesday when Trump supporter rioters stormed the Capitol, the six-page resolution said that the mob “threatened the lives of the Vice President, Speaker of the House and pro-Senate Senate, succession to the presidency” The first three men in a row, as rioters were recorded chanting ‘Hang Mike Pence’ and ‘Where Nancy’, when Trump tweeted to his supporters that “Mike Pence had no courage to do so” Was, which should have been done to protect our country. “
The measure evidences that Trump incited his supporters to commit violence in the Capitol and says that the president has “repeatedly, relentlessly and brilliantly, discharged the most basic and fundamental powers and duties of his office” Has demonstrated his complete inability. ” It added that Trump did not honor the results of the 2020 presidential election, is not respecting the peaceful transfer of power, is not upholding the Constitution and has failed to protect Americans.
Pence, however, is unlikely to remove Trump from office. As of Monday morning, several sources said Pence was unwilling to sign to implement the 25th amendment, and instead is waiting for the clock to run so he can make it “in one piece” on January 20 .
The vice president met with Trump in the Oval Office on Monday evening, said a senior administration official, who was his first contact after the attack on the Capitol. The official said they had a good conversation, reflecting the last four years, and added that they both said that those who break the law and storm the Capitol do not represent the US.
Pence is leading a Kovid-19-related video conference with governors on Tuesday, while Trump plans to travel to part of the border wall to the Alamo, Texas.
Assuming that Pence would ignore the House’s request, the House plans to vote Wednesday on an article of impeachment that would accuse Trump of “inciting rebellion” and urging his supporters to march to the Capitol every week and Will urge you to fight. The Senate would then hold a trial to decide whether to convict Trump and eliminate his ability to run for office again.
Kristen Welker and Peter Alexander has contributed.