Impeachment

One Senator Could Decide Impeachment Process: History Turns on Tiny Hinges

One Senator Could Decide Impeachment Process: History Turns on Tiny Hinges

When the final vote comes to impeach the president in the Senate, sixty-seven senators will be required to convict the president. While this is considered highly unlikely, note that a number of Americans smaller than the smallest county in America (Kalawao County, Hawaii, with eighty-eight residents) could remove a president from office for the first time in US history.

5 Key Takeaways from Trump’s Impeachment Trial, Day 1

5 Key Takeaways from Trump’s Impeachment Trial, Day 1

The first day of President Trump’s impeachment trial concluded Tuesday after a 12-hour marathon session, with senators approving rules for the trial after several tense exchanges over the specifics.

Democratic House managers will begin presenting their case Wednesday.

Here are five key takeaways from the first day:

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5 Things You May Not Know about Impeachment

5 Things You May Not Know about Impeachment

Americans have only faced the impeachment of a President three times in the 230 years since the passage of the United States Constitution. Because only three of our forty-five Presidents have faced impeachment proceedings, many misconceptions about the purpose and method for impeaching the President abound. Since we live in a self-governing republic, it is important for citizens to understand the history of, the logic behind, and the procedure for the impeachment process.

 Here are five things that you may not know about impeachment:

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