The effort to impeach and convict Donald Trump continues. "We do have other responsibilities in the Senate. Providing President Biden with his team, particularly his national security team, is our highest priority," U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois told reporters during a Jan. 22 news conference. "The idea of inciting an insurrection against the government of the United States is probably the worst imaginable conduct by a president," he said. Durbin called those who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 terrorists. Days after the attack, an article of impeachment surfaced. It passed the House a week later. Claims include that Trump willfully "engaged in high crimes and misdemeanors by inciting violence against the Government of the United States." A Senate trial is scheduled to begin the second week of February. Durbin, Senate Democratic whip, has said he won't push peers to vote one way or another. It appears unlikely there will be enough votes in the Senate to convict.

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