House Speaker Pelosi has announced that President Trump will be impeached


Where things stand now

JUST IN:Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has asked the House to proceed with articles of impeachment.

What happens next:The Judiciary Committee has authority to write articles of impeachment,and will vote on whether to refer them to the full House. If they're approved, they'll go to the House floor, where a simple majority is needed to formally impeach President Trump.

Possible Senate trial:If Trump is impeached, the Senate will hold a trial to decide if he should be removed from office.

President Trump is tweeting about the impeachment inquiry, saying Democrats have "gone crazy" and that they have "no Impeachment case."

He urged the House to impeach him "fast" so the process can move to the Senate, where there will be a "fair trial." READ MORE