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Georgia congresswoman introduces bill to ban Trump from U.S. Capitol

Nikema Williams
Posted at 11:23 AM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-21 14:10:19-05

(WTXL) — Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) has introduced a bill aimed at banning Donald Trump from entering the U.S. Capitol.

Williams, who represents the 5th district formerly held by the late Rep. John Lewis, introduced the measure on Jan. 13, the same day the House voted to impeach Trump on a charge of inciting an insurrection for the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.

The bill specifically directs those involved with securing the U.S. Capitol to "prohibit President Donald John Trump from entering the United States Capitol at any time after the expiration of his term as President."

“President Trump has shown time and time again that he is a danger to our democracy and a threat to the country,” Williams told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “His actions on January 6 caused a deadly attack on the Capitol and for that reason he should not be allowed into the Capitol.”

Trump is the only president to be impeached twice.