House hears article of impeachment against President Trump for ‘incitement of insurrection’

The House of Representatives is holding a debate to consider an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
The article of impeachment follows the violent storming of the Capitol last Wednesday, and charges the president for “incitement of insurrection.”
Security increased in the nation’s capital in preparation of any possible violent response to the day’s hearing.
Representatives on both sides voiced reasons to impeach the president. “Is there little time left?” says Rep. Steny Hoyer. “Yes, but it’s never too late to do the right thing.”
Others say impeaching the president will only serve to further divide the American people.
“The House is moving forward erratically with a truncated process that does not contort with the modern process and will give members no time to contemplate the serious course of action before us,” says Rep. Tim Cole.
Bronx Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to social media today, saying: “I had a very close encounter where I thought I was going to die. It is not an exaggeration to say that many, many members of the House were nearly assassinated.”
At least five Republican members of the House say they will join Democrats in voting to impeach Trump.
A vote is expected at some point this afternoon.
If it succeeds, it would send the articles of impeachment to the Senate.