Trump is not the first. U.S. presidents have faced attempts to isolate
Several attempts by a number of members of Congress began three years ago to remove President Donald Trump, and following a 232-196 vote in favor of impeachment, the first public hearings to hear witnesses in the impeachment investigation are taking place tomorrow.
Us President Donald Trump described this as a "farce", promising revenge on Democrats in the 2020 elections, earlier he rejected the offer of the client's lawyer, who leaked the content of his conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr, which was the reason for the impeachment proceedings against him, by providing answers Written to questions from Republican lawmakers, stressing the need to appear in person before Congress to testify.
Andrew Johnson, the 17th president of the United States, was subjected to an impeachment attempt in 1868.
Trump was not the first U.S. president to be impeached by Congress, with Andrew Johnson, who took office in 1865, and the 17th president of the United States, facing an attempt to impeach.
In his third year in office in 1868, the House of Representatives called for his removal just 11 days after then-Secretary of Defense Edwin Stanton stepped down for not agreeing with the president's policies.
Johnson escaped impeachment by a very small margin, as the attempt to impeach him by one vote failed thanks to a Republican vote, and Senator James Grimes of Iowa said after the vote, "I cannot agree to undermine the consensus work of the Constitution in order to get rid of an unacceptable president."
The Watergate scandal is isolating 37th President Richard Nixon.
The spying scandal at the Headquarters of the U.S. Democratic Party caused members of Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against President Nixon.
Spying on the headquarters of the Democratic Party of America, a scandal that led to the attempt to remove Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, after the U.S. Federal Security Revealed that elements of the Republican Party spied on the headquarters of the Democratic Party, via wiretaps And it was recorded in Washington, what was known as the "Watergate" scandal.
Nixon faced three charges of abuse of power and defying the court's decision to summon him in the espionage and obstruction of justice case, and despite his attempts to disavow the espionage scandal, he denied any connection to it, but with the disclosure of numerous evidence provided by the FBI, he was forced to resign in 1974, a year later. One of his second terms in office, ending long proceedings of investigation and attempts to remove him from office.
Bill Clinton faces impeachment attempt after charges of relationship with Monica Lewinsky
Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States of America, also faced impeachment attempts in 1998, accused of lying before a grand jury and obstructing justice, after he lied about the nature of his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, a White House employee, as well as asking her to lie. about it then.
By a large majority, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 228 to 206 to remove Clinton from the presidency, and on the second charge, the vote in favor of impeachment was 221 to 212.
In 1999, the case was referred to the U.S. Senate, but it did not receive the support of two-thirds of the house, one of the conditions necessary for its passage, and president Clinton's popularity rose significantly.