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WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Donald Trump is now the first president to be impeached twice.
Nexstar Washington correspondent Basil John reports on where lawmakers stand on the issue.
“This beacon of democracy became the site of a vicious attack,” Congressman Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) said.
McGovern and other lawmakers pushed for the impeachment of Trump.
Outcries by free-speech advocates objecting to the banning of President Donald Trump's Twitter account, and similar actions taken by Facebook, Amazon and Google, show a misunderstanding of the First Amendment of the Constitution, law experts said on Monday.
U.S. Rep. Fred Keller, R-Kreamer late Monday came out in strong opposition to plans by House Democrats to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Trump.
The House is to vote today on a resolution urging Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from power.
The vote on the impeachment resolution would come Wednesday morning.
U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said Monday they will support a second impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Two other congressmen from Northeast Pennsylvania, Rep. Dan Meuser and Rep. Fred Keller, warned impeachment will only further divide the nation.
U.S. Rep. Fred Keller, R-Kreamer, told local leaders Monday he’s happy the latest COVID-19 relief bill will provide help to the many small businesses and families hurt by the pandemic.
However, he made it clear he could not support the legislation because it included provisions that in the long run can hurt the economy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WENY) – Monday, House Democrats introduced an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump, charging him with “willfully inciting violence against the Government of the United States” over Wednesday's deadly riots that left six people dead, including two Capitol Police Officers.
"After we got done with the certification of President-elect Biden and Vice-President-elect Harris, I came home."
Congressman Fred Keller was back home in Central Pennsylvania when he joined Newswatch 16 by Zoom, one day after the historic events at the Capitol.
Valley Congressmen Fred Keller and Dan Meuser voted to reject the certification of Pennsylvania's electoral college votes for President-elect Joe Biden overnight, joining six other state Republicans.
Federal lawmakers from Pennsylvania strongly condemned Wednesday's riot at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., which halted the ceremonial electoral confirmation process.
Rep. Dan Meuser, a Republican who represents the 9th District that covers a part of Northumberland and all of Montour County, said he stayed behind to help Capitol Police as "rioters" broke into the House.
U.S. Rep. Fred Keller, R-Kreamer, joined the chorus of political leaders castigating the violence in Washington amidst the protests certifying electoral votes.