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Tear gas is released into a crowd of protesters during clashes with Capitol police at a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Will Trump be removed from power after Capitol attack?


The attack by Trump supporters on the U.S. Capitol “was America at its darkest,” says John Hudak, and raised “legitimate serious concerns for not just the operation of the Congress to count electoral votes, but for the continuity of government itself.” Hudak examines whether Congress will seek to remove President Trump from power in his final 13 days, how successful it will be if it tries, and whether the Republican Party will reassess where it stands post-Trump.

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John Hudak

Former Brookings Expert

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