President Trump faces 2nd impeachment attempt
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- President Donald Trump will face a historic second impeachment vote Wednesday. The vote is planned if a 24 hour clock given to Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment expires.
"I like the 25th Amendment because it gets rid of him, he's out of office," said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California).
Speaker Pelosi outlined her plan in a letter to Democrats Sunday. It gives Vice President Mike Pence 24 hours to call on the cabinet to replace President Trump, or move forward with impeachment in the House.
"...Activate section 4 of the 24th Amendment to declare President Donald J. Trump incapable of executing the duties of his office," read a House clerk Monday morning.
Both resolutions were filed Jan 11. Wisconsin 6th District Republican Representative Glenn Grothman said he'll vote against both.
"Oh that's absurd, first of all President Trump himself did not do anything I felt to incite that," said Grothman.
Grothman said people need to be told the president lost the election, but he said another impeachment will do nothing to ease Republicans' anger.
"It'll keep the temperature high," said Grothman, "I think President Trump would do better if he wants to stay a political force to focus on the way America is going to change because of Biden's election."
Democratic leaders said last week's riot is directly linked to the President's words. They said removing him from office is the only way forward.
"This President is guilty of inciting insurrection. He has to pay a price for that," said Pelosi.
The FBI has warned an armed group intends to travel to Washington D.C. and threatens an uprising if the President is removed from office.