A senior GOP aide said Tuesday that House Republicans are not whipping votes against impeachment.
“House Republican leadership doesn’t plan to tell its members to vote against impeaching President Trump,” The Hill reported, citing the GOP aide.
The report noted that there was also no effort in dissuading Republicans to back the Democrat-led resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office.
Pence announced Tuesday that he would not be invoking the 25th Amendment, underscoring how such a move would be unconstitutional.
On Tuesday, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) said she supports impeaching Trump for “summon[ing] the mob” that breached the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
“On January 6, 2021 a violent mob attacked the United States Capitol to obstruct the process of our democracy and stop the counting of presidential electoral votes. This insurrection caused injury, death and destruction in the most sacred space in our Republic,” Cheney said in a statement.
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