Updated 3:00 p.m.
President Donald Trump has been impeached by the U.S. House over the violent siege of the Capitol. He is the only president to be twice impeached.
He faced a single charge “incitement of insurrection” in Wednesday's vote after he encouraged a mob of loyalists to, as he put it, “fight like hell” against election results. The subsequent attack on the U.S. Capitol turned deadly and delayed finalizing Democrat Joe Biden's election victory.
Colorado's representatives voted on party lines.
Second Impeachment Of President Donald Trump
- Colorado Democratic Reps. DeGette And Neguse Will Help Oversee A Possible 2nd Trump Impeachment
- The House Is Expected To Impeach Trump A 2nd Time. Here's How It Will Work (via NPR.org)
- How House Members Voted On 25th Amendment Resolution (via NPR.org)
- Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney Will Vote To Impeach Trump (via Wyoming Public Media)
Security was exceptionally tight at the Capitol for Wednesday's vote, beefed up by armed National Guard troops, with secure perimeters set up and metal-detector screenings required for lawmakers entering the House chamber. A handful of Republicans supported impeachment along with the Democrats.
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