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On this edition of the South Carolina Lede for January 16, 2021, we look at the second impeachment of President Donald Trump and speak with one of the 10 Republicans who voted for it, South Carolina Congressman Tom Rice. Also on this episode: a look at Gov. Henry McMaster's fourth State of the State address; a summary of the first week of the South Carolina legislative session; an update on the state's COVID-19 vaccination efforts; and more.

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On Wednesday the U.S. House of Representatives debates an article of impeachment against President Trump following the violence at the U.S. Capitol. The article charges Trump with "incitement of insurrection." Watch the debate and vote live, here...

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Today at 6:00 p.m., the U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties. The effort comes as the House is also pursuing a second impeachment against the president over the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Watch the House proceedings live, here...

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Thursday afternoon, the Senate will take some of its first steps to prepare for next week's impeachment trial of President Trump, just the third such trial in Senate history.

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Wednesday afternoon, the House of Representatives is taking the formal step of voting to transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate, which will hold a trial. After the vote, the articles are physically brought to the Senate. 

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Today at 10:00 a.m., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is announcing who will present the case for impeachment in the Senate trial. Watch the press conference live. South Carolina Public Radio will broadcast the press conference, live. 

NPR Live Coverage of the House Impeachment Inquiry

Dec 3, 2019
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Monday, Dec 9, at 9:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will begin a hearing on the impeachment inquiry report completed by the House Intelligence Committee, as it moves toward drafting articles of impeachment. Watch the hearing live beginning at 09:00 a.m.

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