As the Pelosi-led House of Representatives voted to remove him for the second time from his term on Wednesday, President Trump called off the vote and held a ceremony at the White House to award the nation’s legends with the National Medal of the Arts. Toby Keith and Ricky. Skaggs.
NBC’s Peter Alexander, “Trump is currently in the Oval Office awarding the National Medal of the Arts to singers Toby Keith and Ricky Skaggs, minutes after becoming the first president ever to be impeached twice.”
Trump is currently in the Oval Office awarding the National Medal of the Arts to singers Toby Keith and Ricky Skaggs, minutes after becoming the first president to be impeached twice.
– Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) January 13, 2021
Jennifer Jacobs of Bloomberg, “NEWS: Amid impeachment efforts, Trump gives medals to @tobykeith and @RickySkaggs – national arts medal, multiple sources tell me”
TREND: House accuses President Trump with 232-197 vote – 10 Republicans join Democrats in vote for impeachment
– Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) January 13, 2021
Toby Keith, top, and Ricky Skaggs, promotional photos.
National Medal of the Arts, image via Wikipedia.
President Trump previously awarded the medal to singer / songwriter Alison Krauss, arts patron Sharon Percy Rockefeller, US Army musicians and actor Jon Voight.