In September of last year, Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced that the House would initiate a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. In December, the House voted to impeach Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Senate voted to acquit President Trump on both articles of impeachment. U.S. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming said that he was glad to see the impeachment process come to an end in the Senate.
President Trump is only the third U.S. president to be impeached by the House of Representatives, with the first being Andrew Johnson in 1868 and the second being Bill Clinton in 1999. Both Clinton and Johnson were also acquitted in the Senate.