Dec 16, 2019

Read: The full House Judiciary Committee impeachment report

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The House Judiciary Committee released its full report on the impeachment case against President Trump early Monday.

Why it matters: The 658-page report highlights the reasons behind the two articles of impeachment against Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Its publication is required so the House can consider the articles ahead of a vote, expected Wednesday.

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Key takeaways from the House Judiciary Committee's impeachment report

House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

The House Judiciary Committee released its full, 658-page impeachment report early Monday outlining the reasons behind the two articles of impeachment against President Trump to be considered in the House ahead of a vote, expected Wednesday.

He has engaged in a pattern of misconduct that will continue if left unchecked. Accordingly, President Trump should be impeached and removed from office."
— Excerpt from House Judiciary Committee report
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The road to Trump's impeachment

Trump and Zelensky shake hands during a meeting in New York in September. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

In six months, a phone call between President Trump and Ukraine's president escalated into a full-blown crisis that is culminating in Trump's impeachment.

What's next: Assuming the House approves articles of impeachment later tonight, Trump will face a trial in the Senate next month — which is likely to end in his acquittal, since Senate Republicans have already been openly dismissive about the merits of the case against him.

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Over 750 historians call on House to impeach Trump

President Trump attends a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Monday. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Over 750 historians called on the House of Representatives to vote to impeach President Trump, claiming in a letter posted to Medium that his "disregard" for the law "constitutes a clear and present danger to the Constitution."

Why it matters: The historians' letter comes as the House is expected to vote Wednesday on two articles of impeachment against Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The president Trump and his Republican allies maintain he's done nothing wrong.

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