Six Republicans back Trump impeachment after US Capitol assault By Reuters

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(Reuters) – After spending four years defending President Donald Trump‘s behavior, a growing number of Republican lawmakers have said they will vote to accuse him of inciting his supporters to carry out the deadly January 6 attack on Congress. Here are some of the Republicans who said they will vote for impeachment when the House votes on Wednesday: LIZ CHENEY House Republican No. 3, Cheney was the highest-ranking member of her party to vote against of efforts to challenge on January 6. The electoral college results confirm Trump’s defeat. The daughter of former Republican Vice President Dick Cheney is a rising star in the party. DAN NEWHOUSE Newhouse announced his intention to vote for impeachment in the House of Representatives during Wednesday’s debate, prompting applause from the roughly two dozen Democrats in the room. ADAM KINZINGER A frequent critic of Trump, Kinzinger said Trump broke his oath by inciting his supporters to insurrection and used his position to attack the legislative branch of government. JOHN KATKO Katko was the first member of the Republican House of Representatives group to say he would vote for impeachment. FRED UPTON Upton said in November that Trump had shown no evidence for his claims that his electoral defeat was the result of widespread fraud. JAIME HERRERA BEUTLER Herrera Beutler is a moderate from Washington state. “The president’s offenses, in my reading of the Constitution, were challengeable based on the indisputable evidence that we already have,” he said in a statement.

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