Rep. Ilhan Omar calls for impeachment of President Donald Trump following chaotic protest at US Capitol

President Donald Trump in a social media video addressing violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (WDIV)

HOUSTON – Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Democrat, has called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump after Wednesday’s extraordinary protest at the U.S. Capitol.


In a tweet, she said she is drawing up Articles of Impeachment against the president.

“We can’t allow him to remain in office, it’s a matter of preserving our Republic and we need to fulfill our oath,” she wrote.

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Omar is part of a group called “The Squad,” often mentioned by Trump which also includes Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts.