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Hoyer: It is never too late to do the right thing

Rep. Steny Hoyer is calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached a second time, a week after he encouraged a mob of loyalists to “fight like hell” against election results just before they stormed the U.S. Capitol in a deadly siege. (Jan. 13) October 18, 2006 -//IPTC//DTD NITF 3.4//EN Rep. Steny Hoyer is calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached a second time, a week after he encouraged a mob of loyalists to “fight like hell” against election results just before they stormed the U.S. Capitol in a deadly siege. (Jan. 13) RESTRICTION SUMMARY: ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington - 13 January 2021 ++SOTS SEPARATED BY WHITE FLASH++ 1. SOUNDBITE: (English) Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D) Maryland: "There are consequences to actions, and the actions of the President of the United States demand urgent clear action by the Congress of the United States." 2. SOUNDBITE: (English) Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D) Maryland: "Representative Cheney from Wyoming, a conservative Republican said this, the President of the United States summoned the mob, assembled the mob, and lit the flame of this attack. That is not some irresponsible new member of the Congress the United States. This is the daughter of the former republican whip and former Vice President of the United States of America. She knows of what she speaks." 3. SOUNDBITE: (English) Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D) Maryland: "There is no doubt in my mind that the President of the United States, broke his oath and incited this insurrection." 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D) Maryland: "He ought to be removed. And we have that opportunity to do so. Is there little time left? Yes, but it is never too late to do the right thing." President Donald Trump is on the verge of being impeached for a second time in an unprecedented House vote Wednesday, a week after he encouraged a mob of loyalists to “fight like hell” against election results just before they stormed the U.S. Capitol in a deadly siege. "There are consequences to actions, and the actions of the president of the United States demand urgent, clear action by the Congress of the United States," said Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the Democratic majority leader. At least five Republican lawmakers, including third-ranking House GOP leader Liz Cheney of Wyoming, were unswayed by the president's logic. The Republicans announced they would vote to impeach Trump, cleaving the Republican leadership, and the party itself. Cheney's father was the vice president under President George W. Bush and a …