In a historic vote, the House Judiciary Committee approved Friday articles of impeachment against President Trump, setting the stage for a House floor vote to impeach the President next week.
The articles allege that the President abused his power in his scheme to pressure Ukraine to open investigations into his political rival, and that he obstructed the congressional investigation into the effort.
The articles passed out of the committee by a party-line vote, 23 yes votes from Democrats to 17 no votes from Republicans. This is the third time the committee has approved impeachment articles against a President in U.S history.
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