President Donald Trump made history again Jan. 13 by being the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.
The move came seven days after a mob broke into the U.S. Capitol, resulting in five deaths and a follow-up suicide, delaying but not preventing the confirmation of the Electoral College's vote for President-elect Joe Biden.
"It should break all of our hearts," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said after the U.S. House voted 232 to 197 for Trump's impeachment, charging him with "incitement of insurrection" in relation to Jan. 6's incident by people described by some lawmakers as "domestic terrorists." A majority vote was needed.
Several lawmakers who, along with Vice President Mike Pence, had to flee to safety during the attack, voted in favor, blaming Trump for directing the crowd to the U.S. Capitol after a demonstration in which he and others continued to question the November presidential election's outcome. Pence, Indiana's former governor, refused to invoke the 25th Amendment, which outlines a process that could have removed Trump from office.
Biden is set to assume the presidency Jan. 20