Senate minority leader Charles Schumer says President Trump "must not hold office one day longer."

Schumer, a New York Democrat, issued a statement late Thursday morning calling for the immediate removal of the president.

The Senate leader said "the quickest and most effective way" would be for Vice President Pence "to immediately invoke" the 25th Amendment.

Schumer said if the vice president and the Cabinet "refuse to stand up, Congress must reconvene to impeach President Trump."

Schumer said what happened at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday "was an insurrection against the United States, incited by President Trump."

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