What you need to know
- President Trump is the first president in US history to be impeached twice.
- The House passed an article charging him with “incitement of insurrection” for his role in last week’s deadly Capitol attack.
- Trump will stay in office and likely finish out his term because it takes a Senate conviction to remove him, even after he’s been impeached.
- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is signaling he’s in favor of impeachment, a GOP source says, but he’s made it clear that the Senate trial won’t start until President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in.