The U.S. National Guard announced on Wednesday that it was authorized to use weapons to ensure the safety of the Capitol, on the day the U.S. House of Representatives discusses a new process for the removal of President Donald Trump.
The Guard said in a statement that the authorization was requested by federal authorities and approved by Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy, and will allow some 15,000 military personnel to be on the alert in Washington until President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
The US House of Representatives began the discussion today and will then vote to initiate a dismissal process against President Donald Trump, accused of inciting an attack on the Capitol last Wednesday.
This procedure follows a formal request, discussed on Tuesday night, for the vice president to invoke the 25th amendment of the Constitution to withdraw powers from Trump, invoking the risks of his holding on to the security of the country. country, which Mike Pence refused, claiming that it does not serve the country’s interests.
The article for Donald Trump’s new impeachment process – which, if approved, as it seems, will be the only President to be the target of two impeachment processes during his term – was presented in the House of Representatives, at Monday, accusing the Republican leader of “inciting insurrection” for having induced his supporters to rob the Capitol last Wednesday.
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