Lawmakers tell Trump to leave now or face impeachment

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Lawmakers tell Trump to leave now or face impeachment

US president looks increasingly isolated as more are charged with deadly mob assault on Capitol

Kiran Stacey

Democrats will launch a second attempt to remove Donald Trump from office on Monday when they introduce articles of impeachment in the House of Representatives over the rampage on Capitol Hill by the president’s supporters.

Democratic Congressional aides said they had gathered more than 170 signatures of support for impeachment in two days, a sign of the anger felt in Congress at the pro-Trump mob which stormed the building earlier this week.

While members of Congress were pushing at the weekend to impeach the president for “incitement of insurrection”, law-enforcement agencies were arresting several of his supporters for their role in Wednesday’s violence...

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