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Congressional Hits and Misses: Impeachment edition

The House voted Wednesday to adopt two articles, setting up expected Senate trial

People rally in support of the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the conclusion of proceedings in the House. The next step will be a trial in the Senate. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)
People rally in support of the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the conclusion of proceedings in the House. The next step will be a trial in the Senate. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Democrats have repeatedly referred to the impeachment of President Donald Trump as a “solemn” occasion. But the months (and years) leading up to the historic moment Wednesday have been marked with Congress’ usual antics, from taunting the attorney general with a chicken to comparing the president to Jesus.

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