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Rep. Juan Vargas calls for the removal of President Donald Trump

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Posted at 8:21 AM, Jan 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-09 13:03:21-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Rep. Juan Vargas of the 51st Congressional District is calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office following Wednesday’s riot at the US Capitol.

Vargas held a news conference at 10 a.m. Saturday to call for the removal. Watch the news conference below:

Calls for President Trump’s removal come after demonstrators forced their way into the capitol Wednesday.

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In total, four people died at or near the Capitol during the riot, including Ashli Babbitt of San Diego.

One adult female and two adult males also passed away from unrelated medical emergencies, according to Metropolitan Police Department Chief Robert Contee.