U.S. House impeaches Donald Trump : See Details
President Donald Trump has been impeached by the House of Representatives of the United States of America.
The members of the US House of Representatives voted 230 in favour of removing Trump against 197 for him not to be impeached on the first article of impeachment – abuse of power.
The president was accused of using his public office to coerce a foreign government into attacking his political rival.
Trump was accused of pressuring Ukraine to open an investigation into the president’s political rival and former vice president, Joe Biden.
The president was also accused of obstructing Congress’ investigation into his conduct.
Although he has been impeached by the House of Representatives, Trump still remains in office until his impeachment is approved by the upper house of the American legislature, the Senate.