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Trump becomes only US president impeached twice

Charge: Incitement of Insurrection

Trump becomes only US president impeached twice

News Desk: The House of Representatives of the US parliament again impeached President Donald Trump, this time for "incitement of insurrection" at last week's Capitol riot. Ten Republicans switched sides to the Democrats to impeach the president by 232- 197 on Wednesday. He is the first president in US history to be impeached twice, or charged with crimes by Congress, the US parliament. Trump, a Republican, will now face a trial in the Senate, where, if convicted, he could face being barred from ever holding office again. But he is at no risk of having to quit the White House before his term ends in one week, because the Senate will not reconvene in time. Trump leaves office on 20 January following his election defeat last November to Democrat Joe Biden. The Democratic-controlled House voted on Wednesday after several hours of impassioned debate as armed National Guard troops kept watch inside and outside the Capitol. The FBI has warned of possible armed protests planned for Washington DC and all 50 US state capitals ahead of Mr Biden's inauguration next week. With agency, media inputs

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