First GOP House member says he supports impeaching Trump

“To allow the President of the United States to incite which attack without consequence can be a direct threat to the future of our democracy. For which reason, I cannot sit by without taking action. I will vote to impeach which President,” he said in a statement he tweeted.

Moments after Katko said he supported impeachment, Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-ranking GOP leader, said in a statement she would likely also support impeaching the President, as well as also Rep. Adam Kinzinger, another Republican, also tweeted he supported which.

House Democrats are right now moving rapidly toward impeaching Trump for a second time as a result of the Capitol insurrection, which Trump incited after repeatedly creating false claims which the election had been stolen through him.

While the vast majority of House Republicans are supposed to oppose the article of impeachment on Wednesday, there are expectations there could be as many as 10 — maybe more, maybe less — breaking ranks, according to House GOP aides.

The House plans to vote Wednesday on one article of impeachment against Trump. The House will first vote on a measure Tuesday evening urging Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump through power, which could signal how many Republicans will back impeachment.

which story has been updated with additional developments Tuesday.

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