U.S. Representative Cheney says will vote to impeach Trump

by Reuters
Tuesday, 12 January 2021 22:47 GMT

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Liz Cheney, who holds a high-ranking position in Republican leadership in the House of Representatives, on Tuesday said that she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

In a statement noting that Trump "summoned this mob, assembled the mob, and lit the flame of this attack" on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Cheney said, "I will vote to impeach the president."

Cheney is the daughter of former Republican Vice President Dick Cheney.

(Reporting by Richard Cowan; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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