UPDATE: Trump impeached by the House for abuse of power, obstruction of Congress
UPDATE: Trump impeached by the House for abuse of power, obstruction of Congress

The votes sets the stage for a trial in the Senate, due to begin in early January.

The First Presidential Impeachment: How post-Civil War Republicans set an impeachment trap for Andrew Johnson
The First Presidential Impeachment: How post-Civil War Republicans set an impeachment trap for Andrew Johnson

A month and a half after his second inauguration, Lincoln, the Republican, was dead at the hand of an assassin and Johnson, his Democratic vice president, was in charge.

The Second Presidential Impeachment: Why was Bill Clinton impeached?
The Second Presidential Impeachment: Why was Bill Clinton impeached?

But while Clinton was impeached, he survived the Senate trial.

Trump sends scathing letter to Pelosi ahead of House impeachment vote
Trump sends scathing letter to Pelosi ahead of House impeachment vote

Trump is set to be the third president in US history to be impeached.

House Rules Committee to set guidelines for House vote on Trump impeachment
House Rules Committee to set guidelines for House vote on Trump impeachment

The chamber is expected to take the historic floor vote Wednesday on two articles of impeachment against the president.

Sen. Blackburn says Tennesseans are tired of impeachment as House prepares for vote
Sen. Blackburn says Tennesseans are tired of impeachment as House prepares for vote

If the House votes to impeach, the resolution will go to the Senate for a trial.

Freshman Democrats push for libertarian Justin Amash to be impeachment manager in Senate trial, source says
Freshman Democrats push for libertarian Justin Amash to be impeachment manager in Senate trial, source says

Amash, who left the Republican Party earlier this year, says that he was prepared to vote on three articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump

Adam Schiff: I'd impeach Obama if he did the same as Trump
Adam Schiff: I'd impeach Obama if he did the same as Trump

On Friday, the Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment against the president in a party-line vote.

One House Democrat says he opposes Trump impeachment
One House Democrat says he opposes Trump impeachment

Eight other lawmakers in competitive districts are currently on the fence ahead of the full House vote, according to an NBC News tally.

UPDATE: House Judiciary Committee votes to impeach President Donald Trump on two articles
UPDATE: House Judiciary Committee votes to impeach President Donald Trump on two articles

The measures, charging abuse of power and obstruction of Congress by the president, now go to the full House for passage.

Day 2: House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump
Day 2: House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump

The House Judiciary Committee will hear from lawyers for both Democrats and Republicans on findings from the Intelligence Committee's investigation into Trump.

WATCH LIVE: Impeachment hearing moves to the House Judiciary Committee
WATCH LIVE: Impeachment hearing moves to the House Judiciary Committee

The House Judiciary Committee, which has jurisdiction over drafting articles of impeachment, will lead today's hearings.

House Intelligence Committee to vote on Chairman Schiff's impeachment report
House Intelligence Committee to vote on Chairman Schiff's impeachment report

The vote will come before Wednesday's scheduled hearings by the House Judiciary Committee.

Trump denies connection between investigations and security funding amid new timeline revelations
Trump denies connection between investigations and security funding amid new timeline revelations

The president used the visit to the must-win state of Florida — the first rally in a swing state in months — to defend himself on several fronts.

House will move forward with impeachment inquiry after hearings, says Adam Schiff
House will move forward with impeachment inquiry after hearings, says Adam Schiff

While some officials have declined to testify, the House Intelligence Committee chairman says, 'we are not willing to go the months and months and months of rope-a-dope in the courts.'

Joe Biden says Sen. Lindsey Graham will 'regret his whole life' doing Trump's bidding on Ukraine
Joe Biden says Sen. Lindsey Graham will 'regret his whole life' doing Trump's bidding on Ukraine

Asked what he would say to Graham, who in the past had expressed his admiration for his long-time Senate colleague, Biden said: 'I say Lindsey, I just -- I'm just embarrassed by what you're doing, for you. I mean, my Lord.'

WATCH LIVE: House continues public hearings in President Trump's impeachment inquiry
WATCH LIVE: House continues public hearings in President Trump's impeachment inquiry

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland testifies at a morning hearing. Top Pentagon official Laura Cooper and Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale testify at an afternoon hearing.

WATCH LIVE: Week 2 of the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump
WATCH LIVE: Week 2 of the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump

Witnesses include National Security Council staffer Alex Vindman and former Ukraine special envoy Kurt Volker.

Republican congressman calls new details about Trump revealed in impeachment testimony 'alarming'
Republican congressman calls new details about Trump revealed in impeachment testimony 'alarming'

According to Morrison's deposition, Sondland said the President told him that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky 'must announce the opening of the investigations' into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden.

Democrats charge Trump with 'witness intimidation' after Yovanovitch attack
Democrats charge Trump with 'witness intimidation' after Yovanovitch attack

'It was simply the president’s opinion, which he is entitled to,' White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said.

House Speaker Pelosi says impeachment testimony reveals 'evidence of bribery'
House Speaker Pelosi says impeachment testimony reveals 'evidence of bribery'

The speaker said what Trump did with Ukraine makes Nixon's Watergate conduct look 'almost small' by comparison.

5 things we learned from George Kent and Bill Taylor's impeachment testimony
5 things we learned from George Kent and Bill Taylor's impeachment testimony

There were some big surprises during the U.S. diplomats' testimony before the House Intelligence Committee.

WATCH: House concludes day one of Trump impeachment hearings
WATCH: House concludes day one of Trump impeachment hearings

The first such hearing in more than 20 years will allow Americans to hear the evidence for themselves.

Drag queen sashays into Trump impeachment hearings
Drag queen sashays into Trump impeachment hearings

Pissi Myles made an unexpected, and quite noticeable, appearance at Wednesday's impeachment hearings.

Trump Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney will not pursue court fight over subpoena
Trump Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney will not pursue court fight over subpoena

His attorneys told a federal judge Tuesday morning he's planning to obey the White House and Justice Department's direction for him not to testify.

GOP wants Hunter Biden, whistleblower among witnesses to testify at impeachment hearing
GOP wants Hunter Biden, whistleblower among witnesses to testify at impeachment hearing

A longtime business associate of Hunter Biden's, Devon Archer, is also on the list of requested witnesses that GOP Rep. Devin Nunes sent to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff.

John Bolton has new 'relevant' information on Ukraine, according to his lawyer
John Bolton has new 'relevant' information on Ukraine, according to his lawyer

Bolton's lawyer made the disclosure in a letter explaining why the former national security adviser says he needs a court order to be able to testify.

Trump attacks Democrats as 'totalitarian,' 'doing illegal acts'
Trump attacks Democrats as 'totalitarian,' 'doing illegal acts'

The president continued his campaign efforts for off-cycle candidates with a Louisiana rally Wednesday night, a day after a tough loss for his favored gubernatorial candidate in Kentucky.

Sondland changes testimony, acknowledges delivering quid pro quo message to Ukraine
Sondland changes testimony, acknowledges delivering quid pro quo message to Ukraine

Sondland provided additional testimony to House impeachment investigators this week that updates his deposition from last month.

House impeachment inquiry requests White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney testify
House impeachment inquiry requests White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney testify

The House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees sent Mulvaney a letter Tuesday requesting he appear for a closed-door deposition as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and Ukraine.

NBC/WSJ poll: 49 percent now back Trump's impeachment and removal
NBC/WSJ poll: 49 percent now back Trump's impeachment and removal

When asked if Trump should be impeached and removed from office, 49 percent answer yes, while 46 percent say no.

UPDATE: Tennessee lawmakers weigh in on the House's Trump impeachment inquiry vote
UPDATE: Tennessee lawmakers weigh in on the House's Trump impeachment inquiry vote

Thursday, the House voted 232-196 to pass a resolution that lays out the rules for the Trump impeachment inquiry.

UPDATE: House votes 232-196 in favor of proceeding on Trump impeachment inquiry
UPDATE: House votes 232-196 in favor of proceeding on Trump impeachment inquiry

The resolution opens to door to the next phase in Democrats' probe of the president — public hearings.

House Democrats release impeachment resolution
House Democrats release impeachment resolution

The House is expected to vote Thursday on the resolution.

House to vote on resolution laying out next steps in impeachment inquiry
House to vote on resolution laying out next steps in impeachment inquiry

This comes as pressure grows on Democrats to conduct the inquiry with a more open process, including holding public hearings with key witnesses in the Ukraine case.

Lindsey Graham to unveil measure slamming impeachment inquiry as Trump praises GOP efforts to fight back
Lindsey Graham to unveil measure slamming impeachment inquiry as Trump praises GOP efforts to fight back

Republicans' escalating strategies to counter the House investigation comes days after Trump called on his party to 'get tougher and fight.'

An MLB umpire tweeted about 'cival war' over the Trump impeachment inquiry
An MLB umpire tweeted about 'cival war' over the Trump impeachment inquiry

Umpire Rob Drake tweeted late Tuesday that he planned to buy an AR-15 rifle 'because if you impeach MY PRESIDENT this way, YOU WILL HAVE ANOTHER CIVAL WAR!!! #MAGA2020,' according to a copy of the tweet obtained by ESPN.

Republicans storm secure room, delaying Pentagon official's impeachment deposition
Republicans storm secure room, delaying Pentagon official's impeachment deposition

Laura Cooper was expected to face questions about the Trump administration's decision to temporarily withhold military assistance to Ukraine over the summer.

Democrats kill GOP effort to censure Rep. Schiff over impeachment inquiry
Democrats kill GOP effort to censure Rep. Schiff over impeachment inquiry

The Intelligence Committee chairman has been under fire from Trump and House Republicans.

UPDATE: Lawmakers outraged after Trump compares impeachment inquiry to 'a lynching'
UPDATE: Lawmakers outraged after Trump compares impeachment inquiry to 'a lynching'

'All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here — a lynching,' Trump said. 'But we will WIN!'

Monica Lewinsky speaks out on Trump impeachment inquiry
Monica Lewinsky speaks out on Trump impeachment inquiry

The speaker and activist spoke about how the impeachment inquiry against President Trump has brought comparisons to President Clinton's impeachment.

Biden calls for Trump's impeachment, Trump immediately responds
Biden calls for Trump's impeachment, Trump immediately responds

'Donald Trump has violated his oath of office, betrayed this nation and committed impeachable acts,' Biden said, adding, 'He should be impeached.'

White House refuses to cooperate with impeachment investigation
White House refuses to cooperate with impeachment investigation

The latest White House move, announced in a defiant letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, came just hours after the administration blocked the testimony of the U.S. ambassador to the E.U., Gordon Sondland.

Impeachment inquiry turns to Vice President Mike Pence
Impeachment inquiry turns to Vice President Mike Pence

The document request is the first directed at Pence in the House's impeachment inquiry.

Trump publicly urges China, Ukraine to investigate Bidens amid impeachment inquiry
Trump publicly urges China, Ukraine to investigate Bidens amid impeachment inquiry

Despite Trump's accusations of corruption, there has been no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of the former vice president or his son.

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