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13 Jan, 6 tweets, 3 min read
After spending four years defending Trump’s behavior, a growing number of Republican lawmakers have said they will vote to impeach him on charges that he incited his supporters to carry out the deadly attack on Congress

Here are some of them 👇
Liz Cheney
The No. 3 House Republican, Cheney was the most senior member of her party to vote against efforts to challenge the Electoral College results confirming Trump’s loss
Adam Kinzinger
A frequent Trump critic, Kinzinger said Trump broke his oath of office by inciting his supporters to insurrection and used his position to attack the legislative branch of government
John Katko
Katko was the first member of the House Republican caucus to say he would vote for impeachment
Fred Upton
Upton in November said Trump had shown no proof of his claims that his election defeat was the result of widespread fraud
Jaime Herrera Beutler
Herrera Beutler is a moderate from the state of Washington. She said in a statement: 'The president’s offenses, in my reading of the Constitution, were impeachable based on the indisputable evidence we already have'

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