Trump Impeachment Charge Delivered to Senate

Former U.S. President Donald Trump. Photo: White House
Former U.S. President Donald Trump. Photo: White House

By RMN News Service

As former U.S. president Donald Trump has been accused of incitement of insurrection, the House of Representatives delivered the charge to the Senate on Monday (January 25), setting in motion Trump’s second impeachment trial.

Republican Trump has become the only U.S. president who has been impeached twice by the House and the first to face trial after leaving office. Trump was defeated by Democrat Joe Biden in the November presidential election to assume office on January 20.

Now, Senate Democrats will need the support of 17 Republicans to convict Trump in the evenly divided chamber. The Senate is expected to start the trial on February 9. The 100 senators will serve as jurors in the proceedings that could result in Trump’s disqualification from serving as president in future.

Earlier, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had announced that the impeachment managers will deliver the article of impeachment of Trump to the Senate on January 25. Trump had allegedly instigated violent pro-Trump rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6. Trump had asked them to “fight like hell” against the November election results.

The House had voted 232-197 on January 13 to impeach Trump. Now, Democrats led by Pelosi are urging the Senate to begin the trial.

Support RMN News Service for Independent Fearless Journalism

In today’s media world controlled by corporates and politicians, it is extremely difficult for independent editorial voices to survive. Raman Media Network (RMN) News Service has been maintaining editorial freedom and offering objective content for the past more than 12 years despite enormous pressures and extreme threats. In order to serve you fearlessly in this cut-throat world, RMN News Service urges you to support us financially with your donations. You may please click here and choose the amount that you want to donate. Thank You. Rakesh Raman, Editor, RMN News Service.

RMN News

Rakesh Raman