House Dems' Impeachment Resolution , Charges Trump With
'Incitement of Insurrection'.
Ted Lieu of California, David Cicilline of
Rhode Island and Jamie Raskin of Maryland
introduced the resolution on Monday.
Democratic lawmakers cited
President Donald Trump's speech to his supporters prior
to the storming of the U.S. Capitol.
as well as Trump's call with the Georgia Republican
secretary of state, in which he pressed him to "find" enough
votes to overturn the presidential election in that state.
In all this, President Trump gravely endangered the security of the United States and its institutions of Government, Impeachment Resolution, via CNN.
He threatened the integrity of the democratic system, interfered with the peaceful transition of power, and imperiled a coequal branch of Government, Impeachment Resolution, via CNN.
He thereby betrayed his trust as President, to the manifest injury of the people of the United States, Impeachment Resolution, via CNN.
Democrats also cited the
14th Amendment in the resolution.
which "prohibits any person who has 'engaged
in insurrection or rebellion against' the United States"
from holding office again