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Democrats scramble to remove Trump from power

From the 25th Amendment to a new article of impeachment — how Democrats are trying to take power away from Donald Trump after he incited a deadly riot.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is calling for the removal of President Donald Trump from office either by invocation of the 25th Amendment by Vice President Mike Pence and a majority of the Cabinet members or Impeachment. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

On Monday, for the second time in his one-term presidency, Democrats introduced an article to impeach Donald Trump. Previously, Trump was impeached but not convicted by the Senate. But following last week's deadly riot at the Capitol building, Democrats are trying to hold Trump accountable.

Their tactics also include a resolution urging Vice-President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from power. Today on Front Burner, CBC Washington correspondents Lyndsay Duncombe and Alex Panetta explain what might happen next.

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