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Here are all the US presidents who have been impeached

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., December 17, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueReuters

President Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives on Wednesday. The House impeached Trump on two counts: abuse of power and blockage of Congress. He will go on to be tried by the Senate, with the bos justice of the Supreme Court presiding. No sitting chairman has ever been convicted. Merely three US chairmen have faced impeachment before him — Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998 were both impeached, while Richard Nixon vacated before he could be impeached in 1974. Here’s how the process travelled for them and how it compares with today. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

President Donald Trump became the third president in the history of the United Country to be impeached.

The House of Representatives shaped the decision in a historic vote on Wednesday, impeaching Trump on two impeachment sections — one charging him with mistreating his office, the other charging him with stymie Congress.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

NOW WATCH: A law professor weighs in on how Trump could beat impeachment

See Also 😛 TAGENDTrump said impeachment would be ‘a horror show’ and an ‘an absolute embarrassment’ for Obama’s legacy in 2014A new Fox News poll found that a majority of voters envision Trump abused his influence and should be impeachedLindsey Graham says Trump’s impeachment trial will ‘die quickly’ in the Senate

SEE ALSO: Here’s what happens now that Trump has been impeached by the House

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