U.S. House of Representatives
Congressman Justin Amash announces that he will leave the Freedom Caucus, weeks after calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
United States Representatives Ted Lieu and Kathleen Rice urge Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher A. Wray to open a criminal investigation into President Donald Trump's phone call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger for violating state and federal laws. Additionally, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis announces that her office is ready to investigate Trump after his call with Raffensperger.
Republicans in the House block an attempt by Democrats, empowered by a veto threat from President Donald Trump if not amended, to pass a $2,000 relief bill for Americans. However, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces that the House will still hold a vote on the bill on Monday.
The United States House of Representatives passes a bill that would make Washington, D.C. a U.S. state, with the exception of important government buildings. This legislation is unlikely to pass in the Republican-held United States Senate and President Donald Trump has expressed opposition to the matter.
The United States House of Representatives votes largely along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Trump becomes the third American president to be impeached by the House, after Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. His impeachment proceedings continue on to the Senate, which will give them a final verdict and decide whether or not he should be removed from office.
The U.S. House of Representatives votes 232 to 196 to approve a resolution formalizing the procedures of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accuses House Democrats of attempting to "intimidate" and "bully" five State Department officials whom key congressional committees have asked to interview as part of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The House Democrats in turn issue a warning to Pompeo to stop "intimidating" witnesses, telling Pompeo that it "is illegal and will constitute evidence of obstruction of the impeachment inquiry" into President Trump.
The United States House of Representatives issues an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
The U.S. House of Representatives votes 332–95 to table an impeachment-related measure against U.S. President Donald Trump.
Justin Amash from Michigan's 3rd congressional district becomes the first Republican U.S. Representative to support the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his second State of the Union Address to the 116th United States Congress in the chamber of the House of Representatives.