Michael Moore attends Trump impeachment vote
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Michael Moore had a front row seat for “witnessing history," sitting in the House Gallery during the votes to impeach President TrumpDonald John TrumpMilitary personnel to handle coronavirus patients at facilities in NYC, New Orleans and Dallas Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort has total of 20 patients: report Fauci says that all states should have stay-at-home orders MORE.

The "Fahrenheit 9/11" director — one of Trump's fiercest critics in the entertainment industry — tweeted Wednesday that he made a spontaneous decision to head to Washington in an attempt to watch the votes on impeachment articles first-hand.

Moore was eyed by The Hill walking the halls of Congress on Wednesday night as he made his way to the House Gallery. 


He later told his more than 6 million Twitter followers that he was there as the House voted to impeach Trump for abuse of power, the first of two articles passed along party lines in the Democratic-majority chamber.

The 65-year-old liberal filmmaker has been an outspoken detractor of the commander in chief, performing a one-man anti-Trump play, "The Terms of My Surrender," on Broadway in 2017. 

—Rafael Bernal contributed