The House voted 232-197 to impeach Trump, with 10 members of the Republican Party joining 222 Democrats.
Vice President Pence has raised to objections to invoking the 25th Amendment, a move that involves Pence and a majority of Trump's Cabinet declaring that Trump is unable to perform his duties.
Although the Democratic majority seemed secure, the results were an unexpected jolt for a party that had envisioned gains of perhaps 15 seats.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a Trump ally, sparks nationwide outcry over planned delays, new prices and cutbacks that critics say could imperil November voting.
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