Calls have come from around the country and across the political spectrum for someone – Congress, Vice President Mike Pence and the Cabinet, perhaps anyone – to prevent President Donald Trump from wreaking any more havoc on the nation, and on its capital city.

Kirsten Carlson, a scholar of law and political science at Wayne State University, explains what the two options are and how they would work.

Jeff Inglis

Politics + Society Editor

President Donald Trump gestures during a Jan. 6 speech in Washington, D.C. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Federal leaders have two options if they want to rein in Trump

Kirsten Carlson, Wayne State University

Calls have emerged from many sources for Congress or the Cabinet to remove Trump from office in the wake of the U.S. Capitol incursion Jan. 6. Who could act, and what could they do?

The people who attacked the U.S. Capitol building lived up to their word to engage in violence. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Far-right activists on social media telegraphed violence weeks in advance of the attack on the US Capitol

Alex Newhouse, Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Trump supporters openly discussed forcing Congress and Vice President Pence to overturn the election results.

Stocking the haypile. Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Pikas are adapting to climate change remarkably well, contrary to many predictions

Andrew Smith, Arizona State University

Pikas – small cousins of rabbits – live mainly in the mountainous US west. They've been called a climate change poster species, but they're more adaptable than many people think.

It is very difficult to estimate the size of the crowd that stormed Capital Hill because there is no aerial imagery. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

It is difficult, if not impossible, to estimate the size of the crowd that stormed Capitol Hill

Steve Doig, Arizona State University

A professor of journalism explains why you should be skeptical of any numbers that you see over the next few days.