It takes two-thirds for the impeachment to progress and Democrats have just added an important vote: Liz Cheney, third in the Republican hierarchy in Congress, will vote in favor of Donald Trump’s immediate removal from the presidency. “There has never been a greater betrayal by a President to his duties and to the oath of the Constitution”, justifies the Republican, who considers that Trump incited the invasion of the Capitol a week ago.
It is the biggest name so far among Republicans to join Democrats in their intention to achieve impeachment. The decision to move to impeachment comes after Vice President Mike Pence rejected the possibility of using the 25th amendment to immediately get Trump out of office. Democrats moved on shortly after to the impeachment process, which has a vote already on Wednesday.
Liz Cheney is the daughter of former US Vice President Dick Cheney, who served with George W. Bush, a former President who over the attack on the Capitol devastated Donald Trump’s behavior by inciting the rebellion by continually putting into causes electoral results. “This is how election results are disputed in the banana republic – not in our democratic republic. I am astounded by the irresponsible behavior of some political leaders since election day and the lack of respect shown today by our institutions, traditions and law ”, said George W. Bush a week ago in a note signed with former First Lady Laura Bush – both consider the images of the invasion of the Capitol to be “sick and devastating”.
On the same note, Bush also considers that the invasion was carried out by people with “passions inflamed by lies and false hopes”. “Insurrection can cause serious damage to our Nation and reputation. In the USA, it is the primary responsibility of every patriotic citizen to support current legislation. For those who were disappointed with the electoral result: our country is more important than the politicians of the moment, ”concluded the note, also calling for the elected to“ do their duty and represent the voice of the people ”.
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