Trump insurrection – Invoking 25th Amendment 'would cause huge uprising' as 'armed protests planned before inauguration'

INVOKING the 25th Amendment "would cause a huge uprising" as "armed protests are planned before inauguration," according to information obtained by the FBI.

A bulletin, obtained by ABC, confirmed that the law enforcement agency has received reports of an armed group planning to travel to DC on January 16.

The group has reportedly warned that "if Congress attempts to remove Potus via the 25th Amendment, a huge uprising will occur."

The bulletin also details that armed protests are being planned in all 50 state Capitols.

Protests at the US Capitol are reportedly planned from January 17 through January 20.

The reported first day of travel will take place just four days before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

The information comes as:

  • Melania Trump releases her first comments on the Capitol chaos
  • Rudy Giuliani could be disbarred for 'part he played' in riots
  • Parler CEO says 'whole system will be down for foreseeable future'
  • Trump's impeachment charge will be 'incitement of insurrection'

However, both Democrats and Republicans have called for Trump to be removed from the White House before January 20.

The House formally introduced impeachment legislation on Monday, with voting set to take place mid-week.

During an interview with 60 Minutes', host Lesley Stahl put it to Pelosi that if "there's no punishment, no consequence, and he could run again for president".

The House Speaker replied "that's one of the motivations that people have for advocating for impeachment."

Pelosi then explained why she still preferred using the 25th Amendment to impeachment.

"Well I like the 25th Amendment because it gets rid of him," she said of Trump.

"He's out of office. But there is strong support in the Congress for impeaching the president a second time. This president is guilty of inciting insurrection. He has to pay a price for that."

The calls to remove Trump from office came just days after hundreds of unruly protesters took charge at the Capitol building.

Trump supporters scaled the walls of the Capitol building, breached barricades, and advanced into the halls of the iconic building, smashing windows and brawling with cops.

The Capitol, in Washington DC, was placed under lockdown as a result, as rioters entered the second-floor lobby of the building right outside the Senate chamber.

With drawn guns and tear gas, police sought to clear the Capitol building of hundreds of protesters who stormed the building and sought to force Congress to undo Trump’s election loss as lawmakers convened to certify Biden’s victory.

Security officers in dark suits drew their pistols and trained them on the shouting mob trying to smash their way through the door of the normally sedate House of Representatives chamber.

Five people have so far died as a result of the violence, while others remain in critical condition in hospital.

Experts have since warned that a small minority of Trump-supporting activists are calling for more demonstrations ahead of Biden's inauguration.

And on Saturday evening, a post was added to Parler, a social media site that has often proved to be a favorite of MAGA supporters.

While the majority of Trump supports have condemned last weeks violence in Washington, some extremists are still trying to stir up trouble.

The post urged people to attend a proposed march on Capitol Hill and state capitol buildings on January 17.

A poster is emblazoned with the phrase: "When democracy is destroyed, refuse to be silenced."

It calls for an "armed march on Capitol Hill and all state Capitols."

The poster, added by user Kenneth Brooks, finished by saying: "Don't let their efforts be in vain. Demand freedom. End the corruption. Stand up for liberty."

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