On January 8, US President Donald Trump said he would not attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
|Mr. Trump could be impeached “inciting violence”.|
On Twitter, President Trump affirmed: “To everyone who asked, I will not attend the Inauguration on January 20.” Mr. Trump did not provide any details about what he would do during his final hours in office.
The advisers expected Trump to arrive in Florida by Air Force one day before the inauguration, instead of planning to attend the event.
US media also reported that Vice President Mike Pence is expected to attend the event, although Mr. Pence’s office said he has not been formally invited.
According to American media, if happening, this will be an act of “breaking” tradition for more than a century in American history.
Meanwhile, Mr. Trump has yet to escape the possibility of impeachment.
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said next week Democrats’ lawmakers are ready to propose a draft resolution on the investigation of a second impeachment against President Donald Trump if Mr. Trump does not resign. after the riots at the Capitol, CNN reported.
However, Ms. Pelosi firmly affirmed that the US House of Representatives will proceed to vote through the impeachment plan of Mr. Trump in the coming weeks. The Democratic lawmaker only said the US House of Representatives would “reserve all options”, including setting up a committee to dismiss Trump under provisions of the 25th Amendment.
“The hope of the members of the (House of Representatives) is that the President will immediately step down. But if he does not resign, I will instruct the Legal Committee to prepare for the enactment of an Amendment legislation. 25th sentence and a proposal for impeachment investigation “- Ms. Pelosi said.
Pelosi said that compared with the proposal to investigate the impeachment of Trump for the first time in 2019, now, Democratic lawmakers have agreed to a higher level on the draft resolution to investigate the impeachment of Trump after the incident. riot at the Capitol.
|Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. Photo: GETTY|
However, the minority leader in the US House of Representatives, top Republican Senator Kevin McCarthy has opposed recent attempts to impeach US President Donald Trump for the violence on Capitol Hill, and at the same time stressing that this move will only make America “deeper divided.”
Sen. McCarthy – one of President Trump’s loyal and respected allies in Congress – said he met with President-elect Joe Biden, as well as planned to “discuss with Mr. Biden how but we must work together to cool down tensions and unite the country to solve America’s challenges ”.
According to a draft resolution from the House of Representatives, which CNN has access to, one of the charges that Mr. Trump may face in this impeachment investigation is that of “inciting riot”. The draft could be presented in the session on January 11.