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Close to 8,000 attorneys have signed on to letters from two lawyers’ groups calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office in the wake of Wednesday’s mob attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Lawyers Defending American Democracy and the Lawyers for Good Government are both calling on lawmakers to immediately begin impeachment proceedings and for the president’s cabinet to take action under the 25th Amendment to ensure that Trump does not complete his term in office. 

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Dan Packel

Dan Packel covers change and innovation in the legal services market, and writes a weekly briefing for Law.com, "The Law Firm Disrupted," on these subjects. He is based in Philadelphia. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter at @packeld

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