The President of the United States, Donald Trump, was officially impeached by the US House of Representatives on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. Donald Trump’s impeachment was due to an abuse of power. In addition, President Donald Trump is also seen as blocking the congress. Donald Trump’s impeachment process is divided into three stages, namely the investigation by the Intelligence Committee, the drafting of the impeachment article by the Legal Committee, and finally the retrieval of the voting results agreed upon by the House of Representatives.
Origin of the cause
The origin of the cause of President Donald Trump’s impeachment was when an unidentified official wrote a letter containing the telephone conversation between Donald Trump and Volodymyr Zelensky as president of Ukraine on July 25, 2019.
In a conversation between the two, an official the statement stated that Donald Trump asked the President of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, on charges of tax fraud. Joe Biden was the vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He was also a candidate for president of the United States. Donald Trump considers Joe Biden to be the toughest rival in the United States presidential election in 2020.
Meanwhile, Hunter is a member of the board of directors serving in a gas company in Ukraine. The investigation was carried out by Donald Trump to win the United States presidential election. However, this is illegal so that Donald Trump is considered to have abused his power as president of the United States.
After receiving the report, the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee immediately investigated it for alleged abuse of power between Trump and Ukraine. In addition, the report also states that if the President of the United States has used policies to assign foreign and national security policies in support of his campaign.
Both the impeachment reports were finally officially granted by Nancy Pelosi as chairman of the United States House of Representatives. After the United States House of Representatives officially impeaches President Donald Trump, he will then undergo a hearing scheduled for January 2020 in the Senate.
The impeachment of the 45th president of the United States is not on the grounds of Russian intervention which has been associated with Idnplay poker and the Democratic Party for years. This impeachment report is based solely on the conversation between Donald Trump and the Ukrainian president.
Voting has been dominated by Republicans and Trump supporters, whose position must still be decided in the Senate. This rule is based on the First Article of the United States Constitution which states that if submission of impeachment is the authority of the House of Representatives and the right to decide on impeachment is the authority of the Senate.
The voting results showed 230 votes compared to 197, with the most votes coming from the Democratic Party. The day before Trump was officially impeached the president of the United States sent a letter containing his anger and disappointment to Nancy Pelosi. Even so, the Chair of the United States House of Representatives continued to announce officially to the public regarding the impeachment of President Donald Trump. The impeachment of Donald Trump is the impeachment of the third president of the United States after Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton.