Impeachment of Donald Trump: Pence refuses to invoke the 25th Amendment

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LUS Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday refused to invoke the 25th Amendment to the Constitution to dismiss Donald Trump, which paves the way for the launch, this week, of a historic second impeachment procedure against the outgoing president.

“I do not believe that such an act is in the best interest of our nation nor does it correspond to the Constitution,” Mike Pence wrote to Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi just before a vote in the lower house on a resolution requiring it to use this unique lever in American history.

His negative response guarantees that Democrats will submit to the House for consideration on Wednesday the act accusing Donald Trump of “inciting insurgency” during the violence against the Capitol on January 6, in a historic second procedure of impeachment.

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