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More than 200 lawmakers in the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives are now calling for President Donald Trump's removal from office in the wake of a mob attack on Congress that left at least 5 people dead including a police officer.

Though calls for Trump's removal are growing, either through impeachment or the 25th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, time is short with less than two weeks to go until President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on Jan. 20.

It's also unclear whether there is enough Republican support to execute such a move. Vice President Mike Pence is said to oppose ousting Trump with the 25th Amendment, a process that would require majority support from the president's Cabinet.

And so far, only a few GOP senators have made public comments that suggest they may support impeachment.

George Will says the 25th amendment is not the best option right now