Rep. Ilhan Omar drawing up articles of impeachment for Trump

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) speaks at a rally hosted by Progressive Democrats of America on Capitol Hill on September 26, 2019 in Washington, DC. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced yesterday the beginning of a

Rep. Ilhan Omar says she is writing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump after a large mob of his supporters breached the U.S. Capitol Wednesday.

In a tweet, Omar said Trump "should be impeached by the House of Representatives & removed from office by the United States Senate."

Omar called the events of Wednesday a "coup attempt" and called the rioters "armed terrorists." 

"We can’t allow him to remain in office," she said in the tweet. "It’s a matter of preserving our Republic and we need to fulfill our oath."

Omar went on to say, "All leaders should denounce this coup. And the President should be impeached and removed from office for his open sedition."

The rioters breached the Capitol after a rally led by President Trump earlier in the day Wednesday, where he disputed the outcome of the election and called for his supporters to march to the Capitol to protest Congress's certification of the Presidential election results. Later Wednesday, he called for an end to the violence while calling the rioters "special" people. 

The President’s term ends in 14 days. The President was impeached but not removed about one year ago.

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