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H.Res. 705: Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, of high misdemeanors.

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Al Green

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2018
Length: 6 pages

Jan 19, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019


Failed House on Jan 19, 2018

This resolution failed in the House on January 19, 2018.


Jan 19, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 19, 2018
Failed House

A vote on the resolution failed in the House. The resolution is now dead.

This was a vote to kill a resolution impeaching President Donald Trump. It was the second vote on impeachment since the President took office. As expected the resolution did not ...

Jan 19, 2018
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Laid on Table in the House.

H.Res. 705 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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