Ten House Republicans crossed party lines on Wednesday and voted to impeach President Trump — which is 10 more than the amount to go against him the first time around.
The GOP lawmakers aligned with Democrats to formally charge the outgoing commander-in-chief with “inciting violence against the government of the United States” in last week’s storming of the Capitol by supporters he had addressed during a rally near the White House.
No Republicans voted in 2019 to impeach Trump the first time.
Here are the 10 GOP members who voted to impeach on Wednesday:
Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.)
Katko, a former federal prosecutor, was the first House Republican to say he’d vote to impeach.
New York Rep. John KatkoStefani Reynolds/Getty Images
“To allow the President of the United States to incite this attack without consequence is a direct threat to the future of our democracy,” he said in a statement.
“For that reason, I cannot sit by without taking action. I will vote to