Published on 14/01/2021 – 16:02
This January 14, 2021, the front pages of the American press, devoted to the second impeachment of Donald Trump, often use the same formula. The sign of the historic nature of the sanction imposed on the American president.
The words most used in one of the American dailies this Thursday, January 14? “Impeached again” (“Again indicted”). The day before, the House of Representatives voted 232 votes to 197 in favor of a new impeachment against Donald Trump, accused of having encouraged the assault launched by his supporters against the Capitol on January 6.
Attitude of Joe Biden, fracture among Republicans, holding of a trial in the Senate: the press is also interested in the various developments related to the vote of American deputies.
A Capitol under close surveillance
The headlines on Donald Trump’s latest legal and political setbacks are also very often accompanied by photos of National Guard soldiers responsible for securing the area around the Capitol. In order to prevent the scenario of January 6 from happening again, nearly 20,000 of these soldiers must indeed be deployed before the inauguration ceremony of Joe Biden, which will take place on January 20.