March 6, 2021

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10.19pm GMT

It’s been a busy day so far in US politics and the best drama is yet to come, with the article of impeachment due to be marched from the House to the Senate at 7pm ET. Many apologies to all our readers that there wasn’t a summary in the middle of the day, the blog got carried away with so many events at the White House.

My Guardian colleague on the west coast, Maanvi Singh, will take over in a moment to carry you through the next few hours in her inimitable style.

10.01pm GMT

In a little over two hours, the House of Representatives impeachment managers, led by Maryland congressman Jamie Raskin, will ceremoniously walk the article of impeachment against Donald Trump across the Capitol to the Senate, ahead of the former president’s trial for high crimes and misdemeanors.

It is a single article, accusing Trump of “incitement of insurrection” because he exhorted the supporters at his rally near the White House on January 6 to “fight” to overturn the election result.

Related: ‘Integrity still matters’: the unlikely Republican standing up to Trump’s voter fraud lies

Related: ‘I just want 11,780 votes’: Trump pressed Georgia to overturn Biden victory

Related: Trump’s second impeachment trial: the key players

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