Author: Emily Jones, Idaho Mountain Express
On Dec. 18, President Donald Trump became the third U.S. president to face removal from office after the U.S. House of Representatives voted on two articles of impeachment—abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
The article on abuse of power passed by a vote of 230-197 and the article on obstruction of Congress passed by a vote of 229-198. All Republicans on the House floor voted “no” to both charges.
Idaho’s two congressmen, Rep. Mike Simpson and Rep. Russ Fulcher, both Republicans, explained last Wednesday why they voted against Trump’s impeachment.
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