Pelosi reaction to Democrats clapping after impeachment vote goes viral

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOcasio-Cortez: Trump would 'never' say to her face some of the shots he takes at her on Twitter Oversight Committee room to be dedicated to late Rep. Elijah Cummings Lawmakers raise alarms over Trump coronavirus response MORE’s (D-Calif.) reaction to House Democrats clapping after she announced late Wednesday that an article of impeachment against President TrumpDonald John TrumpWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Democrats duke it out in most negative debate so far MORE had passed is going viral. 

Some Democrats began cheering after the Speaker announced that the article alleging abuse of power had passed, making Trump the third president to be impeached in U.S. history.

Pelosi responded with a glare toward her fellow Democrats, urging them to stop, in an attempt to keep the impeachment process somber. 



The internet reacted, with many comparing the Speaker’s stern look to a mother scolding her children.


Some, like CNBC's Eamon Javers, commended the Speaker for “controlling her caucus in real time.”


Pelosi had reportedly warned Democrats earlier in the day not to celebrate Trump's impeachment.

The House also approved an article of impeachment charging Trump with obstructing Congress after several hours of debate. 

Trump will now face trial in the GOP-controlled Senate, which is unlikely to remove him from office.