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14 Jan, 7 tweets, 5 min read
Donald Trump became the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice, as 10 of his fellow Republicans joined Democrats in the House of Representatives to charge him with inciting an insurrection in last week’s violent rampage in the Capitol
Graphic: A detailed look at how each member voted and notable defections
Top leaders react to a historic second impeachment of President Trump
Ten Republicans who voted for impeachment
What is next, after impeachment? An explainer on what will Congress do now
Can Trump be barred from future office? Here is how the disqualification effort could play out
John Eastman, a law professor who joined Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on stage at the Jan. 6 rally, is being considered for a role on Trump’s defense team during his impeachment trial, according to sources

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