U.S. House Democrats have drafted two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. House leaders are charging the president with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. They announced the articles of impeachment on Dec. 10, 2019. A full House impeachment vote could come before Christmas. If passed, the president would face a Senate trial in 2020, a presidential election year.

House Judiciary Committee releases full impeachment report

The House Judiciary Committee has released its full impeachment report on President Donald Trump, a report the full House is expected to vote on this week, possibly Wednesday.

On Friday, the committee, strictly along party lines, voted to approve two articles of impeachment against the president. On Monday, the committee released its full, 658-page report. 

"Taken together, the articles charge that President Trump has placed his personal, political interests above our national security, our free and fair elections and our systems of checks and balances. He has engaged in a pattern of misconduct that will continue if left unchecked," the committee wrote. "Accordingly, President Trump should be impeached and removed from office."  

Read the full impeachment report here.

If the House votes along party lines this week, Trump will be the third president in American history to be impeached, joining Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. Neither president was removed from office.

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Trump and his Republican supporters in the Senate have already turned their attention to the president’s trial on the other side of Capitol Hill. The GOP holds a majority in the Senate, making Trump’s actual removal from office unlikely.

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Georgia U.S. Rep. Doug Collins has become one of the president’s most ardent defenders on the House Judiciary committee, where he is the ranking member.

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Other Georgians on the committee are U.S. Reps. Hank Johnson (D-4) and Lucy McBath (D-6), both of whom voted for the articles of impeachment to be approved. 

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