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Washington, DC / Capitol Hill Riot / Trump / Impeachment #1280016

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The growing call for the impeachment of President Trump for inciting the riot at the Capitol with the vote for a second impeachment for insurrection tomorrow with Republican Representative Liz Cheney willing to vote for impeachment for Trump's betrayal of the Constitution featured; Cheney's statement Trump started & could have stopped the violence quoted; details given of the Republicans' position. [TRUMP - says people thought what he said {Jan. 6} was appropriate.] [Senator Chuck SCHUMER - compares Trump to dictators.] [Jan. 6, TRUMP - tells supporters he will be with them at the Capitol.] [Representative Jamie RASKIN@- calls it a continuing crisis.] [Representative Norma TORRES@- recounts talking to her son about the Capitol; calls for Vice President Mike Pence to do the right thing.] [Today, TRUMP - says the 25 Amendment is of zero risk.] A report on what Representative kevin McCarthy told Trump to do: the election is over & a statement from Senator Rob Portman quoted. Word that Senator Mitch McConnell believes Trump committed impeachable offenses discussed.

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan

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