As you’ve very likely heard about by now, Donald Trump has been impeached.
On Wednesday, the 45th President of the United States became the first President of the United States to earn this distinction on two occasions, with Congress voting by a count of 232-197 to impeach Trump on a charge of inciting violence.
This is an unusual case of impeachment, however.
Trump clearly deserves it, having encouraged his supporters to lay siege to the U.S. Capitol on January 6 in order to rise up against a free and fair election that he has consistently and falsely labeled as “rigged.”
But Trump is leaving office on January 20 anyway.
On that date, Joe Biden will be sworn in as Commander-in-Chief.
So… if Trump won’t — or can’t, really — be removed as President via impeachment, what is the point? And what happens next?
The House of Representatives passed an article of impeachment of Trump yesterday afternoon, with the support of 10 Republicans.
This article will now be sent to the Senate.
However, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he will not convene this government body until January 19, which means the impeachment trial will not take place until Biden is officially President.
The trial will take days, …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip