Donald Trump has become the third US president in history to be impeached by the House of Representatives, setting up a trial in the Senate that will decide whether he remains in office.
The US House voted that the president abused his power – the first of two impeachment charges against him. The vote fell roughly along party lines with 229 Democrats voting for the charge and 195 Republicans against.
Mr Trump now faces a vote on a second charge – obstruction of Congress.
As the voting took place President Trump was addressing a campaign rally in Battle Creek, Michigan, along with Vice-President Mike Pence.