Watch live coverage and analysis from The Washington Post as the House votes on a resolution transmitting the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate. The Post’s Libby Casey will be joined by Amber Phillips, JM Rieger and Shane Harris on set, and Rhonda Colvin will be reporting from Capitol Hill.
Transmitting the articles of impeachment to the Senate would allow the trial of President Trump to begin this week. At the center of the Democrats’ case is that Trump sought to withhold military assistance and an Oval Office meeting until Ukraine announced investigations into former vice president Joe Biden and his son.
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Today's proceedings pack history, pageantry and tradition of a type that's only been seen on television once, and not since the 1999 trial of President Bill Clinton.