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Sat Jan 9, 2021, 01:10 PM Jan 2021

GOP Splits Over Post-Trump Path

(WSJ) The political party President Trump commanded with a firm hand for four years is now torn over whether he has a place in its future.

The violent incursion into the Capitol that Mr. Trump helped instigate this week—which left five people dead, including a U.S. Capitol Police officer—has made some Republican leaders and strategists so worried about the party’s image they believe the only course is to split with Mr. Trump.

Sen. Ben Sasse (R., Neb.), who has criticized Mr. Trump’s behavior before, said he would consider articles of impeachment if approved by the House. Another Republican lawmaker, Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, on Thursday called for Mr. Trump to be removed from office through the 25th Amendment. “Here’s the truth: The president caused this. The president is unfit,’’ Mr. Kinzinger said in a video message. ......(more)


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