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Liz Cheney, the third-highest ranking Republican leader in the House, said she will vote to impeach the president over inciting the attack on the US Capitol last week.

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“We take oaths to defend the Constitution because at times, it needs to be defended,” John Katko said. “Without the peaceful transfer of power and the acknowledgment of election results, we can’t sustain our political system. Congress is tasked with holding the executive accountable. As the ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee, country always comes first.”

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