The 6 January Capitol siege in Washington triggered much more people to take a stand towards now ex-President Donald Trump as lots of his political opponents would love to see him barred from the political enviornment.
South Carolina Republican Robert May is reportedly going to introduce a invoice that may permit Donald Trump to be buried on the premises of the state Capitol if the ex-president is denied burial at Arlington National Cemetery.
As he revealed on his Facebook account, his initiative is a response to a invoice by Democrats that may deprive twice-impeached presidents from being honoured with burial at one of many nation’s most honored cemeteries or having federal cash spent on any commemoration.
On 18 February, House Democrats launched laws to ban twice impeached presidents from being buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
The so-called “No Glory for Hate Act” additionally prohibits the usage of federal funds funds to finance occasions devoted to the reminiscence of twice-impeached presidents, together with the creation of “any symbol, monument, or statue” of their honour in addition to the naming of federal buildings or land after them.
After the 6 January siege of the Capitol the US House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump on 13 January. Many lawmakers have repeatedly alleged that Trump’s pre-rally speech about “mass election fraud” incited his supporters to storm the Capitol. On 13 February, US senators voted 57-43 in favour of convicting Trump on a single account of incitement to riot, however failed to get hold of the two-thirds majority wanted to accomplish that.
Trump is to date the primary and solely US president to be impeached twice. In December 2019, Trump was accused by the House of Representatives of abuse of energy and obstruction of Congress for reportedly pressuring the Ukrainian authorities to launch an investigation towards Hunter Biden, the son of then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The US Senate voted to drop all fees towards Trump on this case on 5 February 2020.