President Donald Trump Has Been Acquitted on Articles of Impeachment

President Donald Trump Has Been Acquitted on Articles of Impeachment

Published February 5, 2020

On Wednesday, December 18, 2019, members of the United States House of Representatives voted to impeach 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump.

On February 5, 2020, after a trial in the United States Senate, senators voted mostly along party lines to acquit the president on both articles of impeachment.

The articles of impeachment and votes can be found below.

Article I of the resolution to impeach Donald Trump is for Abuse of Power. Briefly described, he is described as using the powers of his high office, President Trump solicited the interference of a foreign government, Ukraine, in the 2020 United States Presidential election.

Article I Votes
 GuiltyNot Guilty
Democratic450
Republican152
Independent20
Total4852

Article II is for the Obstruction of Congress. Briefly described, Donald J. Trump has directed the unprecedented, categorical, and indiscriminate defiance of subpoenas issued by the House of Representatives pursuant to its “sole Power of Impeachment”.

Article II Votes
 GuiltyNot Guilty
Democratic450
Republican053
Independent20
Total4753

For more information about the United States House of Representatives vote in December 2019 follow this link > President Donald Trump Has Been Impeached