Listen: The House Impeached Donald Trump - burst 2
"You the news. You need to know president. Donald trump has been impeached impeached. It is a point that we've been marching toward for awhile. Officially kicked off by House Speaker. Nancy Pelosi just eighty five days ago. It may have been anti-climactic since and we have known how the vote will play out for a while now but it is nonetheless historic ultimately. The House passed two articles of impeachment against Donald Donald Trump abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The first article past two hundred thirty eight votes to one hundred ninety seven votes that second didn't vote on obstruction of Congress. Saw One yes votes which to a no vote bringing the total to two hundred and twenty nine days to one hundred ninety eight nays that vote splitting came from Maine Democrat Jared Golden. He agreed that trump abused his power but that his resistance toward Congress's investigative efforts did did not reach the threshold of high crime or misdemeanor that the constitution demands so he voted. Yes on an article. One and no on article two to Democrats sided with the Republicans and voted against both articles. Collin Peterson of Minnesota and Jeff Van drew of New Jersey. Van Drew is expected to announce that he is switching switching his party registration from Democrat to Republican in the coming days. No Republicans voted in support of any of the articles of impeachment and that is a major her source of pride for President Trump. Have you seen his tweets about them. One former Republican did vote with the Democrats just mash. He's now an independent. After leaving the Republican looking party this summer he voted. Yes on both articles. One minor surprise came from an often controversial figure Tulsi Gabbard the Hawaii Democrat. Who is is running for? President and not seeking reelection was the only member of Congress to vote present on both articles of impeachment rather than voting. Either yes or no. She called impeachment a politically motivated process. Now it is up to house speaker. Nancy Pelosi to release the articles of impeachment to the Senate who will then take over the process. We can expect to learn more about what comes next in the Senate by the end of this week before both chambers recess for the rest of the year that brings us to the point. No matter how you feel about trump his name will go down in history as the third president to be impeached by the House of Representatives. And that"