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US Capitol Updates: Trump finally pledges an orderly transfer of power to Biden

The Police has claimed that four people have died as Trump supporters occupied the Capitol. One woman was shot by the U.S. Capitol police as a mob tried to break through a barricaded door, and three died in medical emergencies.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 07, 2021 15:30 IST
US Capitol Updates: Trump finally pledges an orderly transfer of power to Biden
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Officials discussing 25th Amendment for Trump following violence at Capitol. The cabinet may invoke the 25th amendment in urgent to remove President Donald Trump from office.

The Hill a leading daily in US reported that Administration officials have started discussing the possibility of invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office. Officials have exchanged calls and messages about the extraordinary measure, which would require a majority of Cabinet officials plus Vice President Mike Pence to declare to Congress that Trump is unable to fulfill his duties as president. 

The discussions appear to be limited and it's not clear whether they have reached the level of any Cabinet officials, The Hill reports. 

Earlier, it was reported in the local news reports that the President Donald Trump told the crowd "You will never take Back our country With Weakness". Which led rioting and violence in Washington DC.

"We want to be so respectful of everybody and we are going to have to fight much harder. Mike Pence is going to have to come through for us, and if he doesn’t, that will be a sad day for our country. Because you’re sworn to uphold our Constitution, " Mr. Trump said.

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