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Trump impeachment: House to debate charge of 'incitement of insurrection' – live

Third-ranking GOP member in House, Liz Cheney, says she’ll vote to impeach

Some truly unprecedented scenes in the US Capitol in the run-up to the inauguration of Joe Biden as president.

Just walked into the Capitol to find literally hundreds of troops napping and lining up in the Congressional Visitor Center— as streets around here are largely blocked.

Many are cuddling their firearms, fatigues over their heads to block light, and riot gear in neat piles. pic.twitter.com/vCHAOGMdfA

Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei at Axios have this to say on the strategy of the Republican leadership over the attempt to impeach Donald Trump for a second time:

Top Republicans want to bury president Trump, for good. But they are divided whether to do it with one quick kill via impeachment, or let him slowly fade away.

Sources tell Axios Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell would be more likely than not to vote to convict Trump — a green light for other Republican senators to follow.

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