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The U.S. House of Representatives is debating an article of impeachment Wednesday against President Trump following the violence at the U.S. Capitol. The article charges Trump with 'incitement of insurrection.'

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The House of Representatives on Wednesday 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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Police in Jackson County are investigating a video that shows a counter protester slowly driving his truck into a crowd of people marching to support the impeachment of President Donald Trump earlier this week.

 

This week the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians Tribal Council voted to remove principal chief Patrick Lambert from office.  It’s only the second time in tribe history this has occurred.  Lambert was brought up on 12 impeachment charges, and has been a controversial figure since he was first elected principal chief in 2015.

FBI Raid & Impeachment In Cherokee

Feb 3, 2017

Thursday was quite the tumultuous day in Cherokee.  The FBI raided the Qualla Housing Authority.  In October, the U.S. Department of Justice sent a letter to the authority announcing it was investigating multiple claims of fraud.  The authority serves the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.  The tribal council for the Cherokee on Thursday also announced impeachment proceedings will commence against Principal Chief Patrick Lambert.  Reporter Holly Kays of the Smoky Mountain News spoke with WCQS to recap the day's events.