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Thursday, December 19, 2019
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The President was impeached, but we're still waiting on a critical move
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It's a pretty big news day
, if you haven't heard, so let's get right to it. Here's what you need to know to
Get Up to Speed and Out the Door
The House officially impeached President Trump
. Votes for the two articles of impeachment were
mostly split along party lines
, with two Democrats voting against both and one splitting on the two. No Republicans voted in favor of the articles. While all this was going down, President Trump
was at a "Merry Christmas" rally in Michigan
, where he blasted Democrats for the impeachment push. The articles are supposed to go now to the Senate, but curiously,
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has stalled on the move
. Some Democrats want to make sure Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell agrees to the Senate trial procedures Dems have requested. As the full picture of last night's historic decision comes into focus, you can
follow today's live updates
and check out these other impeachment resources:
How are Republicans reacting? One lawmaker
said Trump was given fewer rights than Jesus
before his crucifixion.
Moderate Democrats who voted for impeachment may face a tough political future.
Here's what some said about the decision that could cost them their seats
Still confused about how we got here?
This explainer video will clear it all up
before the impeachment process moves to the Senate.
How much do you actually know about the process? For instance, who officially presides over the Senate trial?
Take our impeachment quiz.
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