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U.S. House Debates Measure Calling On Pence To Activate 25th Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSNEWS.COM) - The House of Representatives is meeting Tuesday to debate a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to convene the Cabinet and remove President Trump from office under the 25th Amendment.

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The US Capitol building on December 20, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

House Democrats unveiled the measure in the wake of the violent assault last week on the U.S. Capitol. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer sought unanimous consent to pass the resolution, but Republican Congressman Alex Mooney of West Virginia objected, blocking the move.

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