The US House of Representatives has impeached Donald Trump in a historic vote, finding the US President guilty of abusing his power and obstructing the work of Congress.
The House voted 230-197 of the first Article of Impeachment, which accused Trump of abuse of power.
It voted by 229 votes to 198 on the second article accusing him of obstruction of Congress.
The vote fell almost entirely along party lines with just two Democrats voting against impeachment and no Republicans voting in favour.
Trump is only the third president in US history to be impeached by the House, following Bill Clinton in 1998 and Andrew Johnson in 1868.
In a passionate debate on the House floor before the vote, Republicans accused Democrats of overseeing a “shameful sham” and pursuing a “political vendetta” against the President.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi opened the proceedings by saying House members would be abandoning their duty to protect the constitution if they did not impeach Trump.
“It is tragic that the President’s reckless actions make impeachment necessary,” Pelosi said. “He gave us no choice.