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"Enabling President's Unhinged, Unstable, and Deranged Acts": GOP Blocks Measure Urging Pence to Invoke 25th Amendment

"Their complicity endangers America, erodes our democracy, and it must end."

Jake Johnson ·


Impeach Trump. Then Arrest Trump. Then Prosecute Him for Sedition

Unless all who participated in or abetted the attempted overthrow of the United States government are held accountable, it will happen again. Next time it may succeed.

Robert Reich ·


47 Lawmakers Join Rep. Cori Bush's Resolution to Remove GOP Members for Inciting Attack on Capitol

"This is sedition," said the freshman Democrat. "We must hold these Republicans accountable for their role in this insurrection."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Cannot Endure This Nightmare for a Second Longer': Nearly 100 Lawmakers Demand Pence Invoke 25th Amendment

"Once removed, Trump should be criminally prosecuted," said Robert Weissman of Public Citizen.

Jake Johnson ·


A Growing List of Lawmakers and Groups Support Impeaching Trump or Invoking the 25th Amendment

"President Trump must be removed from office as soon as possible, indicted, and convicted," said the head of Common Cause.

Common Dreams staff ·


"Might As Well Hang 'Kick Me' Signs Around Their Necks": Instead of Trump Impeachment, House Dems Adjourn

"We are in an emergency situation and need people in positions of power to act. Going home sends a signal to these Nazis and fascists."

Jake Johnson ·


Was Trump Hoping for a Coup?

There remain 13 potentially dangerous days before Biden is inaugurated.

Joseph Gerson ·


Before Chaos Hit, GOP Lawmakers Denounced for 'Desperate Attempt at a Coup' by Denying Election Results

"Democracy will prevail again today," declared Indivisble and Stand Up America, "and history will not speak kindly of those who attempted to subvert it."

Brett Wilkins ·


Citing 'Open Sedition,' Rep. Ilhan Omar Vows Trump Impeachment Resolution

"Today, I watched as armed terrorists stormed the United States Capitol," the Minnesota congresswoman wrote. "We should not mince words about what this was: a coup attempt."

Brett Wilkins ·


In Latest Colossal Lie, Trump Falsely Claims Pence Has Power to 'Reject' Electors

One legal scholar noted that "the only responsibility and power of the vice president under the Constitution is to faithfully count the electoral college votes as they have been cast."

Jake Johnson ·

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