History was made when Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi banged the gavel and made the impeachment of President Donald Trump official.
After hours of debate, the House had voted 231 to 197 on the first charge of abuse of power.
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But as members of her party began to clap in celebration, Ms Pelosi shot them a glare to cut it out.
She has always maintained that impeaching a president was a solemn exercise.
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