TRUMP IMPEACHED: House of Representatives charges the president with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress

The Democrat-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday night to impeach President Donald Trump.

The first article of impeachment against Trump, charging him with abuse of power, passed the House with a vote of 230-197.

The vote fell largely along party lines. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, who defected from the Republican Party over his opposition to Trump and now identifies as an independent, voted in favor of the first article.

Two Democrats — Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey and Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota — voted against the first article of impeachment. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, voted “present.”

The second article of impeachment, charging Trump with obstruction of Congress, passed the House with a vote of 229-198.

Amash voted in favor of the second article, while Van Drew and Peterson voted against it, as did Democratic Rep. Jared Golden of Maine. Gabbard voted “present” again.

The Democrat-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday night to impeach President Donald Trump.

The first article of impeachment against Trump, charging him with abuse of power, passed the House with a vote of 230-197.

The vote fell largely along party lines. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, who defected from the Republican Party over his opposition to Trump and now identifies as an independent, voted in favor of the first article.

Two Democrats — Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey and Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota — voted against the first article of impeachment. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, voted “present.”

The second article of impeachment, charging Trump with obstruction of Congress, passed the House with a vote of 229-198.

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