President Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives Dec. 18 on two charges: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
It was the third time the House has impeached a president, after Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998.
See how Newsday readers reacted to President Trump's impeachment.
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Absolutely shameful behavior by Democrats.James Nolan, Copiague
The democrats just disgraced our country.Josh Metzler, Smithtown
Nobody is above the law.John Zottarelli , Selden NY
The Democrats just re-elected President TrumpJohn Marshall, Kings Park
He brought it on himself.Dave Lappin, Charlotte (formerly East Meadow)
Everyone knew this was coming, so no surprises.Joseph Rossi, Long Beach
The House of Representatives have gone too far.Kristina Monroe, Naples, FL
We cannot let this behavior of the President go unanswered.Beverly Pisano , Massapequa Park New York
This is a sad, but unfortunately necessary day for our Republic.Patrick Fallon, Hicksville
He has brought so much shame to this countryKristina Prunitis, West Babylon
If Bolton and Mulvaney testified in the Senate he’d be found guilty.Mike Krapf , Saint James
He had violated his oath of office & should be removed asap!Bob Rushford, Oakdale
Donald Trump is an existential threat to the United States of AmericaKen Robinson, Baldwin
The Pelosi, Schiff and Nadler gang will live to regret their sham political gambleBrian Bixon, Northport
Democrats should be ashamed.William Nowlin, Levittown
It had to be done.Lynn adams, Centerport
Embarrassment to our country and should be removed from office!Jill Holmes , Holbrook
What else is he hiding from the American peopleStephen Kostrewski PC, Miller Place NY
We elected a reality TV host!Michael Collins, Huntington
Congressional Democrats showed us what abuse of power really looks like.Rick Amorini, Farmingdale
Congress has finally stood up to the dictatorPeter Close, Farmingdale
He is ill equipped to run our countryEllen Matishek, East Meadow
Trump is still and will be president again!!Dean DiBo, Massapequa Park
This is a completely fake impeachment. There was nothing of the high crime and misdemeanors proven at all. One day it’s quid...Sharon Schamb, Valley Stream
The House impeachment trial was a sham. At least when the Republicans impeached Clinton, they had real evidence and...Brian Schuele , Bellmore
He should be in jail.Dale Jennings , Huntington
Sham!Steven Sinacore , Sayville
It’s a travesty. The Democrats have planned this abomination from Inauguration Day.Lou Grottano, Wantagh
Never should have gone this far.Angela Sambucci, Whitestone, Queens