Bonus: The Articles

House Democrats charge President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
Image: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds a press conference with other ranking Democrats to unveil articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the Capitol on Dec. 10, 2019.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds a press conference with other ranking Democrats to unveil articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump at the Capitol on Dec. 10, 2019.Saul Loeb / AFP - Getty Images

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The House Judiciary Committee officially charged President Donald Trump with high crimes and misdemeanors on Tuesday. Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler announced two articles of impeachment: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

NBC News Political Reporter Jon Allen dissects the substance and strategy behind each charge.

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