trending Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/_DZtCAAbdulftUGwSZO_0g2 content
Log in to other products

Login to Market Intelligence Platform


Looking for more?

Contact Us

Request a Demo

You're one step closer to unlocking our suite of comprehensive and robust tools.

Fill out the form so we can connect you to the right person.

If your company has a current subscription with S&P Global Market Intelligence, you can register as a new user for access to the platform(s) covered by your license at Market Intelligence platform or S&P Capital IQ.

  • First Name*
  • Last Name*
  • Business Email *
  • Phone *
  • Company Name *
  • City *
  • We generated a verification code for you

  • Enter verification Code here*

* Required

Thank you for your interest in S&P Global Market Intelligence! We noticed you've identified yourself as a student. Through existing partnerships with academic institutions around the globe, it's likely you already have access to our resources. Please contact your professors, library, or administrative staff to receive your student login.

At this time we are unable to offer free trials or product demonstrations directly to students. If you discover that our solutions are not available to you, we encourage you to advocate at your university for a best-in-class learning experience that will help you long after you've completed your degree. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

In This List

US House votes to impeach Trump

Virgin Media-O2 Tie Up, EC Reversal on Three-O2 to Reboot Consolidation

COVID-19 Impacts Incumbent Telco Revenues In Western Europe

Disney+ Ditches Free Trials — Will Other Big Streamers Follow Suit?

COVID-19 Pandemic Likely To Cause US Telemedicine Boom

US House votes to impeach Trump

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on two counts, making him the third president in the country's history to be impeached as partisan conflict roils Congress.

The House, controlled by Democratic lawmakers, voted 230-197 and 229-198 on Dec. 18 to approve impeachment charges for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, respectively. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., and Jeff Van Drew, D-N.J., voted against impeaching Trump on the abuse of power count, while former Republican Justin Amash, I-Mich., voted in favor with the rest of the Democrats.

On the obstruction count, Amash and 228 Democrats voted in favor of impeaching Trump, while Peterson, Van Drew and Jared Golden, D-Maine, voted against with all of the Republicans in the chamber.

The Republican-controlled Senate will then act as a jury to acquit Trump of the charges or convict him and remove him from office. No Republican senators have expressed an inclination to convict and remove Trump, so a conviction is unlikely.

Both counts are connected to claims that Trump invited the government of Ukraine to investigate former vice president and 2020 White House aspirant Joe Biden and his son Hunter in exchange for the release of aid from the U.S. military and Department of State that had been approved by Congress.

The White House criticized the House vote, adding in a tweet that Trump "is confident the Senate will restore regular order, fairness, and due process."

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meanwhile, said following the vote that she will not immediately name managers who will act as prosecutors in the Senate impeachment trial.

"We cannot name managers until we see what the process is on the Senate side, and I would hope that that would be soon," Pelosi said, adding: "Hopefully it will be fair."

Market reaction to the impeachment was muted, with the U.S. Dollar Index and futures for the S&P 500 barely moving before and after the procedure.