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California Assembly passes resolution supporting the removal of Donald Trump from office

According to the official California Legislative Information webpage, the California Assembly today passed a resolution calling for the removal of Donald Trump from the Office of the President of the United States of America.

The resolution, HR 7, lists three possible ways to Constitutionally remove Trump: Trump resigns; Vice President Pence and a majority of the Cabinet invoke the 25th Amendment; or the House of Representatives impeaches Trump.

Here is the text:

WHEREAS, President Donald J. Trump’s actions incited a deadly insurrection that attempted to prevent the peaceful transfer of power at the United States Congress on January 6, 2021; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Assembly of the State of California, That the Assembly of the State of California immediately calls for President Donald J. Trump to resign, Vice President Michael R. Pence and principal officers of the federal executive departments to invoke the 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution, or the United States Congress to impeach President Donald J. Trump; and be it further
Resolved, That the Chief Clerk of the Assembly transmit electronic copies of this resolution to the leadership of the United States Congress, Vice President Michael R. Pence and the principal officers of the federal executive departments, and President Donald J. Trump.

Unfortunately, the voting information has not yet been updated. The Sacramento Bee Capitol Alert reports:

The measure passed overwhelmingly, 51-6, with most of the Assembly’s 19 Republicans declining to cast a vote.

Chad Mayes of Yucca Valley authored the resolution.