Washington president donald trump insisted monday that he welcomes the threat of a second impeachment by democrats if he is successful in his push to fill the supreme court seat vacated by the. Donald trump is the third u s.
The impeachment inquiry against donald trump the incumbent president of the united states was initiated by house speaker nancy pelosi on september 24 2019 after a whistleblower alleged that donald trump may have abused the power of the presidency.
Donald trump impeachment. The articles of impeachment charge him with abuse of power and. Before trump johnson was the only president to be impeached in his first term. Senate on january 16 2020 and concluded with his acquittal on february 5.
The house judiciary committee also voted to adopt three articles of impeachment against richard nixon but he resigned prior to the full house vote. President to be impeached by the house of representatives after andrew johnson in 1868 and bill clinton in 1998. The story of president donald trump and his impeachment reached its end on february 5.
The impeachment trial of donald trump the 45th and incumbent president of the united states began in the u s. After an inquiry between september to november 2019 president trump was impeached by the u s. House of representatives on december 18 2019.
Senators voted 52 48 to acquit the president on abuse of power and 53 47 to. Donald trump seeks total exoneration in impeachment trial as re election beckons vote to block new witnesses all but ends democrat attempts to remove trump from office by ben riley smith 1 feb. Trump was accused of withholding military aid as a means of pressuring newly elected president of ukraine volodymyr zelensky to pursue.
The senate voted to acquit him.