The US House of Representatives has voted in favor of a resolution declaring the impeachment of incumbent American leader Donald Trump. TASS informs about it.
According to the agency, the voting is still ongoing, but the initiative has already gained the number of legislators’ votes necessary for its approval.
After that, the resolution must be considered by the Senate, in which the majority are Republicans.
Earlier, the House of Representatives began considering a resolution to impeach Trump, after which a two-hour debate on impeachment began.
As The Washington Post wrote, Republicans do not intend to convene the Senate, which is on vacation, on January 15 to consider the issue of impeachment of Trump.
On January 6, a protest by Trump supporters took place in Washington, which escalated into riots.
The demonstrators broke into the congress building, where the procedure for approving the results of the presidential elections was taking place.
After that, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi called for the use of the 25th Amendment to the US Constitution and remove Trump from power before the end of his term, January 20.
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