United States President, Donald Trump has now been formally impeached by the House of Representatives, for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
The vote started this week of testimony, related to his dealings with Ukraine.
President Trump has become the third president in US history to be impeached. The House passed both articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Majority of House, votes to impeach President Trump.
Article 1 of the resolution
Article 11 of the resolution
He will, however, remain in office until he is tried and convicted by the senate.
According to Dailypost, It is an unlikely scenario because his Republican party has control of the upper chamber and are likely to acquit him.
If he remains in office after the Senate trial, Trump will be joining a rare group of two other American presidents — Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton — who were impeached but saved by the Senate.
Compiled by Egbe Buduzhi
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