House seeks Trump removal as it heads to 25th amendment showdown vote – live updates

Democrats will today force vote asking Mike Pence to remove president

  • Trump facing second impeachment over ‘incitement of insurrection’
  • Deutsche Bank severs ties with president
  • Sheldon Adelson, casino magnate and major Trump donor, dies aged 87
  • Acting US homeland security secretary Chad Wolf resigns

This is Joan Greve in Washington, taking over for Martin Belam.

Republican politicians are offering their condolences to the family of Sheldon Adelson, the prominent party donor who has died at 87.

By the way, here’s what we’ve got in the diary for later today.

President Donald Trump departs the White House at 10am ET (3pm GMT) to head for Alamo in Texas where he is expected to give remarks about immigration and visit the southern US border wall.

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