Saul Loeb – AFP / Getty ImagesSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. (Saul Loeb – AFP / Getty Images)
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger are among those calling for Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office.
Schumer said that if Pence does not remove Trump, Congress should “impeach the president.”
“What happened at the U.S. Capitol yesterday was an insurrection against the United States, incited by President Trump. This president must not hold office one day longer,” the New York Democrat said in a statement Thursday.
“The quickest and most effective way — it can be done today — to remove this president from office would be for the Vice President to immediately invoke the 25th Amendment. If the Vice President and