Now that Trump is impeached, See what lies ahead for Americans. The full House of Representatives voted on December 18, on articles of impeachment. Das Impeachment-Verfahren gegen Donald J. Trump. Der Republikaner (R) Donald J. Trump genießt die zweifelhafte Ehre, der erste US-. Trump sprach von einem "Sieg über den Impeachment-Schwindel". Im Amtsenthebungsverfahren gegen den US-Präsidenten hat der Senat.
Impeachment: Trump triumphiert im US-SenatKaum ist das Impeachment-Verfahren gegen US-Präsident Donald Trump beendet, nimmt dieser Rache an jenen, die gegen ihn ausgesagt hatten. Am 7. Dezember veröffentlichten die Demokraten des Justizausschusses einen Bericht mit dem Titel Constitutional grounds for presidential impeachment . Now that Trump is impeached, See what lies ahead for Americans. The full House of Representatives voted on December 18, on articles of impeachment.
Trump Impeached Citation Information VideoDonald Trump impeached after historic vote - BBC News Today: The United States House of Representatives has impeached President Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. My colleague Lisa Chow and I on the story of how a fractious. The impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, the president of the United States, was initiated by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on September 24, , after a whistleblower alleged that Donald Trump may have abused the power of the presidency. Background. Donald Trump is the third U.S. president to be impeached by the House of Representatives, after Andrew Johnson in and Bill Clinton in Before Trump, Johnson was the only president to be impeached in his first term. Washingtn (CNN) President Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives in a near party-line vote Wednesday. He is still the President. What comes next is a trial in the Senate early. In historic vote, Trump acquitted of impeachment charges Democrats fall far short of the two-thirds needed to make the president, charged with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, the first. With that, Donald J. Trump became the third president in American history to be impeached by the House of Representatives. archived recording (donald trump) With today’s illegal. After a long and tense debate on Capitol Hill, Democrats and Republicans voted on two articles to impeach the 45th president on abuse of power and obstructio. President Donald Trump is the third president in the history of the United States to be impeached by the House of Representatives. President Andrew Johnson was impeached in President Bill.
Justin Amash , of Michigan, a former Republican who turned independent. On the first article of impeachment, the House voted to Democratic Rep.
Tulsi Gabbard, of Hawaii, abstained by voting present. Gabbard, who is running for president has been critical of the impeachment process and had called for Trump to be censured instead of an impeachment vote.
On the second article of impeachment, the House voted to , with Gabbard again voting present. Earlier in the day, Trump left the White House without making a statement or taking questions from reporters.
Without receiving a single Republican vote, and without providing any proof of wrongdoing, Democrats pushed illegitimate articles of impeachment against the President through the House of Representatives.
Democrats have chosen to proceed on this partisan basis in spite of the fact that the President did absolutely nothing wrong. Indeed, weeks of hearings have proved that he did nothing wrong.
The House blatantly ignored precedent and conducted the inquiry in secrecy behind closed doors so that Chairman Adam Schiff and his partisan political cronies could selectively leak information to their partners in the media to push a false narrative.
I come to this floor not as a Democrat, not as a Republican but as an American. Trump has abused and violated the public trust. And it is our duty to impeach him.
Details about the call were brought forward by a whistleblower, who filed a complaint in August. The Molly Maguires, an Irish secret society that had allegedly been responsible for some incidences of vigilante justice in the coalfields of eastern Pennsylvania, defended their actions as attempts to Following the breakdown of peace talks with North Vietnam just a few days earlier, President Richard Nixon announces the beginning of a massive bombing campaign to break the stalemate.
For nearly two weeks, American bombers pounded North Vietnam. On December 13, peace talks The Battle of Verdun, the longest engagement of World War I, ends on this day after ten months and close to a million total casualties suffered by German and French troops.
Live TV. On November 4, , two transcripts of the closed-door depositions, those of Ambassadors Yovanovitch and McKinley, were released by the three presiding House committees.
Although the application was simply denied because of his corrupt dealings in Ukraine, the ambassador later learned he had lied on his application and that the true purpose of the visit was to meet with Giuliani and "provide information about corruption at the embassy, including my [alleged] corruption", she told the committees.
Giuliani lobbied the assistant secretary for consular affairs , conceding the true purpose of Shokin's planned visit to the U. The State Department meanwhile remained silent while she faced public attacks in an attempt to recall her to the U.
McKinley, a former ambassador and later senior adviser to Secretary Pompeo, testified that he had three times advised the Secretary of State to defend Yovanovitch after the July 25 call in which Trump disparaged her became public knowledge.
McKinley also said Kent was being pressured by State Department lawyers to remain silent and that Kent feared the State Department was relaying inaccurate information to Congress.
Transcripts of the depositions of Ambassadors Volker and Sondland were released on November 5, Sondland had originally claimed he "never" believed there were any preconditions for the release of military aid to Ukraine and that he "was dismayed when it was held up", but "didn't know why".
The transcript of Ambassador Taylor's deposition was also released on November 6. During his deposition on October 22, he described the campaign, led by Giuliani, to instigate investigations into the Bidens in Ukraine.
Taylor said it was his "clear understanding, security assistance money would not come until the [Ukrainian] president committed to pursue the investigation".
Following public release of the transcripts, Trump asserted they had been "doctored" by Schiff and encouraged Republicans to "put out their own transcripts!
On October 25, , Charles Kupperman, Trump's former deputy national security adviser, filed an advisory lawsuit, asking a D. He said he will follow whatever the judge says.
On October 31, Judge Richard J. Leon scheduled a hearing for December On November 9, former national security advisor John Bolton, who had joined in the Kupperman lawsuit, had his lawyer send a proffer to the committees, saying he could supply much additional pertinent information the committee did not have.
There were oral arguments on December 10,  and the case was dismissed on December 30, The Justice Department had claimed "absolute immunity".
On November 25 she ruled that he must testify, declaring that "no one is above the law," but that he could invoke executive privilege on certain questions.
The administration has appealed the ruling. House Democrats have requested the records from the grand jury proceedings that were part of the Mueller investigation , stating that the material was needed to investigate whether or not articles of impeachment should include perjury charges against the president based on his responses to the Mueller probe.
The district court decided in their favor, but two of the three judges on an appeals court panel seemed skeptical. They set oral arguments for January 3, On January 3, lawyers for the House Judiciary Committee urged the court to enforce the subpoena against McGahn, arguing that McGahn's testimony could provide the basis for new articles of impeachment against the President.
On November 22, the State Department released pages of documents in response to a court order. The documents show that Giuliani and Pompeo spoke on the phone twice in late March, confirming a statement made by David Hale in his public testimony.
They also show that Trump's then-assistant Madeleine Westerhout helped to put Giuliani in touch with Pompeo. Other FOIA requests have been made in related cases.
On November 6, , Chairman Adam Schiff announced that the first public hearings of the impeachment inquiry would be held on November 13, beginning with Bill Taylor and George Kent.
Per the House of Representatives resolution adopted in October , Republican representatives can subpoena witnesses only with the concurrence of the Democratic committee chairman or with approval of the majority members.
In Schiff's decline of the request to hear from Biden, he said he would not allow Republicans to use the hearings to conduct "sham investigations".
As public hearings approached, a staff memo to Republican members of the three relevant committees outlined the major themes they should pursue in Trump's defense.
This includes focusing on the July 25 call summary which they allege "shows no conditionality or evidence of pressure" and that both Presidents Trump and Zelensky have said there was no pressure.
The memo contended that any concerns Zelensky may have had about negative consequences of publicly acknowledging he felt pressure from Trump were unwarranted.
The release of the Ukraine aid came two days after the House Intelligence Committee was notified of the whistleblower complaint and opened an investigation,  and two days after three House committees publicly announced an investigation into Giuliani's activities in Ukraine.
As hearings began, Schiff said Trump may have committed bribery, and House Speaker Pelosi joined him on November 14; bribery is specifically listed as an impeachable offense in the Constitution.
This was followed by questions from the Chairman and the majority counsel, Daniel S. Goldman , and then by the Ranking Member and the minority counsel, Steve Castor.
Taylor testified that the day after the Trump—Zelensky phone call, one of his aides, David Holmes, overheard Sondland speaking to Trump via cellphone in a Kyiv restaurant, hearing the president refer to "the investigations".
Holmes testified behind closed doors on November 15 that he heard Trump ask, "so, he's gonna do the investigation? Holmes also testified that Sondland later told him that Trump "did not give a shit about Ukraine" and "only cared about the big stuff Giuliani was pushing.
Analysts noted that the Sondland call itself constituted a major security breach, as it could have been intercepted by foreign intelligence services.
According to data from Nielsen , the first day of hearings had 13,, viewers tuning in on various cable and broadcast channels not including PBS, C-SPAN , and online streaming.
EST and lasted six hours. She said she had three contacts with Giuliani, not involving the current allegations, and did not know why he chose to attack and discredit her.
She added that she was "shocked and devastated" when Trump disparaged her and said she was "going to go through some things" during his telephone call with Zelensky.
During her testimony, Trump berated her on Twitter, questioning her competence and saying the Ukrainian president had spoken unfavourably about her.
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman testified in person before the U. House of Representatives. Williams testified that when Zelensky was elected, Pence initially agreed to attend the inauguration if his schedule permitted, but that plan was cancelled when on May 13, Williams was informed that President Trump had decided Pence would not represent the U.
In questioning Vindman, Devin Nunes repeatedly demanded that he name all individuals to whom he had spoken. In a heated exchange, Vindman refused, and Schiff rebuked Nunes for trying to violate federally protected anonymity.
At the request of Republicans, former U. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland testified that he conducted his work with Giuliani at the "express direction of the president",  and that he understood a potential White House invitation for Zelensky to be contingent on Ukraine announcing investigations into the elections and Burisma.
Hours after Sondland's testimony, Pence's Chief of Staff Marc Short issued a statement denying Sondland's claim that Pence and Sondland discussed the alleged quid pro quo.
The denial stated the vice president "never had a conversation with Gordon Sondland about investigating the Bidens, Burisma, or the conditional release of financial aid to Ukraine based upon potential investigations".
Laura Cooper , the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia, testified that Ukrainian officials knew about the hold on military aid by July 25, the day of the Trump—Zelensky call, undercutting an assertion that there could not have been a quid pro quo because Ukraine was not aware of the hold.
Late in the day, Trump praised the performance of Republicans during the hearings, declaring, "not only did we win today, it's over. Fiona Hill—who until August was the top Russia expert on the NSC—criticized Republicans for promulgating the "fictional narrative" that Ukraine rather than Russia interfered in the election, asserting the theory was planted by Russia and played into its hands.
Embassy in Ukraine, David Holmes, who said he was concerned about Giuliani's role in a campaign which involved attacking the ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, as well as a push for Ukraine to investigate interference in the presidential election and the Bidens, and described Sondland, Volker and U.
On November 25, , House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff published a letter stating that next steps towards impeachment will be taken when a committee report regarding the impeachment inquiry will be sent to the House Judiciary Committee when Congress returns from its Thanksgiving recess.
A draft report was circulated among the membership of the House Intelligence Committee on December 2; the next day, it was released to the public. In furtherance of this scheme, President Trump conditioned official acts on a public announcement by the new Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, of politically-motivated investigations, including one into President Trump's domestic political opponent.
The President engaged in this course of conduct for the benefit of his presidential reelection, to harm the election prospects of a political rival, and to influence our nation's upcoming presidential election to his advantage.
In doing so, the President placed his own personal and political interests above the national interests of the United States, sought to undermine the integrity of the U.
At the center of this investigation is the memorandum prepared following President Trump's July 25, , phone call with Ukraine's President, which the White House declassified and released under significant public pressure.
The call record alone is stark evidence of misconduct; a demonstration of the President's prioritization of his political benefit over the national interest.
In response to President Zelensky's appreciation for vital U. In October , three congressional committees Intelligence, Oversight, and Foreign Affairs deposed witnesses including Ambassador Taylor,  Laura Cooper the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian affairs ,  and former White House official Fiona Hill.
Get over it. On October 29, , Massachusetts representative Jim McGovern introduced a resolution referred to House Rules Committee, which set forth the "format of open hearings in the House Intelligence Committee, including staff-led questioning of witnesses, and [authorization for] the public release of deposition transcripts".
On November 13, Taylor and Kent testified publicly. On November 20, , Ambassador Sondland testified that he conducted his work with Giuliani at the "express direction of the president",  and that he understood a potential White House invitation for Zelensky to be contingent on Ukraine announcing investigations into the elections and Burisma.
Embassy in Ukraine. On December 3, the House Intelligence Committee voted 13—9 along party lines to adopt a final report and also send it to the House Judiciary Committee.
In furtherance of this scheme, President Trump conditioned official acts on a public announcement by the new Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, of politically-motivated investigations, including one into President Trump's domestic political opponent.
The Republicans of the House committees had released a countering report the previous day, saying in part that the evidence does not support accusations.
On December 5, Speaker Pelosi authorized the Judiciary Committee to begin drafting articles of impeachment. A set of impeachment hearings was brought before the Judiciary Committee, with Trump and his lawyers being invited to attend.
After listening to him complain about the impeachment process, we had hoped that he might accept our invitation. The first hearing, held on December 4, , was an academic discussion on the definition of an impeachable offense.
Republicans invited Jonathan Turley , a constitutional scholar at George Washington University;   Turley, who had testified in favor of the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in ,   testified against impeaching Trump, citing a lack of evidence.
Potential articles of impeachment outlined during the hearing include abuse of power for arranging a quid pro quo with the president of Ukraine, obstruction of Congress for hindering the House's investigation, and obstruction of justice for attempting to dismiss Robert Mueller during his investigation of Russian interference in the election.
She also said, "I could not be prouder or more inspired by the moral courage of the House Democrats. We never asked one of them how they were going to vote.
We never whipped this vote. On December 10, , Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced they would levy two articles of impeachment, designated H.
Democrat Ted Lieu was ill and not present to vote. On December 16, the House Judiciary Committee released a page report on the articles of impeachment, specifying criminal bribery and wire fraud charges as part of the abuse of power article.
Article I, Section 2, Clause 5 of the U. Constitution states that "The House of Representatives On December 17, the House Rules Committee held a hearing to write the rules governing the debate over impeachment.
One of the highlights of this contentious event was Georgia representative Barry Loudermilk comparing the impeachment inquiry of President Trump to the trial of Jesus Christ , saying that the Christian savior was treated far better by the authorities.
It's what makes our two-party system function. It's what helps hold presidents and majorities accountable.
But party loyalty must have its limits. The formal impeachment vote in the House of Representatives took place on December 18, Days before the impeachment vote, it was leaked that Jeff Van Drew was planning on switching parties from Democratic to Republican.
Three representatives pending retirement did not vote: Duncan D. Serrano , who had a health setback after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease earlier in the year; and John Shimkus , who was visiting his son in Tanzania.
A day after Trump's impeachment, the evangelical magazine Christianity Today published an editorial calling for his removal from office, stating that the president "attempted to use his political power to coerce a foreign leader to harass and discredit one of the president's political opponents.
That is not only a violation of the Constitution; more importantly, it is profoundly immoral. Trump has questioned the validity of the impeachment, citing Harvard law professor Noah Feldman , who argued that the impeachment has technically not taken place until the articles are handed to the Senate.
Also, very unfair with no Due Process, proper representation, or witnesses. Now Pelosi is demanding everything the Republicans weren't allowed to have in the House.
Dems want to run majority Republican Senate. Attorney George T. Conway III and others have noted that if the relevant witnesses are not allowed to testify, Trump's defenders will be negatively affected by "the very evidence they sought to suppress".
Prior to the House impeachment vote, McConnell and Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham expressed their intentions not to be impartial jurors , contrary to the oath they must take.
This is a political process. There is not anything judicial about it. Impeachment is a political decision. I'm not trying to pretend to be a fair juror here I will do everything I can to make [the impeachment trial] die quickly.
On December 18, , the day of the impeachment, Pelosi declined to comment on when the impeachment resolution would be transmitted to the Senate, stating, "So far we haven't seen anything that looks fair to us.
On January 14, , Pelosi announced the House managers who would prosecute the case in the Senate. Later that afternoon, Pelosi held a rare public engrossment ceremony, followed by a stately procession of the managers and other House officers across the Capitol building, where the third impeachment of a U.
While the impeachment inquiry was underway, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell started planning a possible trial.
On October 8, , he led a meeting on the subject, advising his caucus to say that they opposed the House process and as little else as possible.
There will be no difference between the president's position and [ours]  I'm going to take my cues from the president's lawyers.
The U. Constitution stipulates that the Chief Justice of the United States presides over impeachment proceedings. Bush in Article I, Section 3, Clause 6 of the U.
Constitution states that "[t]he Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. At the end of the session on January 21, the Senate voted along party lines to pass McConnell's proposed trial rules and reject 11 amendments proposed by Democrats.
The prosecution's opening arguments and presentation of evidence took place between January 22 and 24, The primary arguments were a lack of direct evidence of wrongdoing and that Democrats were attempting to use the impeachment to steal the election.
He observed that all politicians act with an eye and motive toward re-election and that such motive neither makes illegal acts lawful nor unlawful act legal.
On January 31, after a planned debate session, the Senate voted against allowing subpoenas to call witnesses, including former national security advisor John Bolton who wrote in his forthcoming book mentioning Ukraine aid freezing ,  or documents with a 51—49 vote.
Under the U. Constitution, a two-thirds majority of the Senate is required to convict the president. The possible penalties are the removal from office and disqualification from holding office in the future.
The votes were 52—48 to acquit on the first count and 53—47 to acquit on the second count. The votes were sharply divided along party lines. Before the trial, in mid-January , Americans were sharply divided on whether Trump should be removed from office, with Democrats largely supporting removal, Republicans largely opposing, and independents divided.
Two days after he was acquitted by the Senate in the impeachment trial, Trump fired two witnesses who testified in the impeachment inquiry about his conduct.
His honor, his commitment to right, frightened the powerful. In April , Trump fired Michael K. Atkinson , the inspector general of the intelligence community.
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Clinton case over his testimony. Clinton ended up agreeing to a five-year suspension from practicing law in Arkansas. Clinton would resigning from the bar during the appeal process of disbarment from the court.
Of the 41 members, Ted Lieu , who represented California's 33rd , was ill and not present to vote, leaving 40 votes.
Being an even number, half plus one is needed for a majority, yielding 21 as the number of Aye votes for agreement.
Three members were not present for the vote: Duncan D. Serrano from New York's 15th was prevented from voting due to medical issues; and John Shimkus from Illinois's 15th was on personal trip to Tanzania.
This left votes but, being an even number, half plus one is needed for a majority, yielding as the number of yea votes for adoption. According to a House Intelligence Committee official, this is evidence of the president's obstruction of Congress.
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