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House Passes Two Articles of Impeachment against Trump, Setting the Stage for Senate Trial

Posted on AllSides December 19th, 2019
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The House of Representatives voted largely along party lines Wednesday evening to impeach Donald Trump, making him just the third president in U.S. history to stand trial for high crimes and misdemeanors in the Senate.

The vote was split to address both articles, with the House voting to impeach on “abuse of power” by a 230-197 margin, and passing “obstruction of Congress” by a 229-198 margin. One lawmaker, Tulsi Gabbard (D., Hawaii), voted “present” on both articles.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, speaking just after the vote, called impeachment “a great...

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