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Trump becomes first president in U.S. history to be impeached by House twice Updated: 2021-01-14 06:10:04 KST

We start with some big breaking news
U.S. President Donald Trump has become the first president in American history to be impeached by the House twice.
Our reporter Kim Yeon-seung is on the line to fill you in about this historic event.
Yeon-seung , what can you tell ust?

Mok-yeon , The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to impeach President Trump for his alleged role in inciting last week's deadly chaos at the Capitol.
The House needed only 217 votes to impeach President Trump, so with 232 voting in favor,.. the motion to impeach was successfully passed.
The impeachment resolution charged Trump with the article, "incitement of insurrection" for last week's capital riot.
Democrats accused President Trump of stirring anger among his supporters last Wednesday, where he told the crowd to "fight like hell."
Although the Democrats comprised the majority of the vote, 10 GOP representatives broke ranks and voted for Trump's impeachment.
But prior to the voting results, Mitch McConnell signaled he would not convene the Senate to vote on impeachment before Biden's inauguration.
That means that even with the motion passed, there's not much chance that President Trump will be removed from office before he leaves office next week.
If that's the case, he will not only the first U.S. president to be impeached twice but also the first to be impeached twice without being removed from office.
Back to you, Mok-yeon
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