According to a report by CNN, the House Democrats on Tuesday have announced that they were moving ahead to bring two articles of impeachment against US President, Donald Trump.
The first article of impeachment was #1. Abuse of Power: Democrats have charged the US President Donald Trump for abusing his office by pressuring Ukraine to investigate political rivals and presidential aspirants in the upcoming 2020 elections.
According to CNN, the investigation charged that President Donald Trump, while making the request, withheld a meeting at the White House and $400 million in US aid meant for security to Ukrain from Kiev.
The #2 article of impeachment was Obstruction of Congress: According to CNN Democrats say that President Donald Trump interfered with an investigation into his misconduct through blockade of subpoenas and by preventing key senior officials to testify before the US Congress.
Recall that a couple of months ago, an anonymous whistleblower raised a complaint concerning Trump’s call with Ukraine. This triggered an investigation that lasted for two months and culminated in the introduction of impeachment against the President.
After this announcement, the House Judiciary Committee will debate and vote on the articles this week. Then, an impeachment vote would begin on the House floor next week.
This process may take well run through the entire 2020 Presidential election cycle. Watch the video of articles of impeachment announcement below.