READ The Text Message That Started 2nd Impeachment — Sent WHILE Congressman Was Sheltering From Trump Insurrectionists

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The push to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time started with a text message that was sent from inside the Capitol, as a key Democratic congressman sheltered from the Trump supporters who were wreaking insurrectionist violence at that very moment.

The LA Times‘ Jennifer Haberkorn and Sarah D. Wire reports that California Congressman Ted Lieu — a member of the House Judiciary Committee — was the first to broach the subject of impeaching Trump, in a text message to other Judiciary Democrats:

The committee “should start drafting articles of impeachment now, regardless of what leadership says,” he wrote in the 3:09 p.m. message. “We have seen the consequences of being weak
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