In a solidly partisan vote, with all Republicans opposing, the House of Representatives passed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump yesterday. The charge of abuse of power passed 230-197, opposed by two Democrats, while the charge of obstruction of Congress passed 229-198. Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said there was "incontrovertible evidence" that Trump pressured Ukraine to smear a political rival. "The danger persists," Schiff said. "Our democracy is at peril."
What now? At next month's Senate trial, where the president is sure to be acquitted, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will preside, likely cementing his legacy, OZY columnist Susan Del Percio writes.