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1

when can a president be impeached

for conviction of treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdomeanors

2

to accuse or bring charges

imoeach

3

does impeach mean to remove the president from office

no

4

who has the power to impeach the president

the house of representatives

5

after the HOR decides to impeach the pres. what happens

the senate tries the case and decides the outcome

6

who decides the outcome of impeachment

the senate

7

is it easy to impeach the pres

no

8

did the framers of the constitutions want political disputes to cause impeachments

no

9

what two presidents have been impeached

andrew johnson
bill clinton

10

what happens to impeachment charges

they are drafted in the hou

11

who votes to impeach or to no

the house

12

how many need to approve of impeachment in the house

majority

13

if the president is impeached, what happens next

the charges are sent to the sentate

14

what dies the senate do after they recieve the impeachment charges

they hold a trial with the chief justice as the judge

15

what happens after the senate has a trial

they have a vote

16

how many votes does the senate need to impeach the pres

2/3

17

who else can be impeached other than the pres

federal judges

18

how many impeachments have there been in the history

19

19

how mnay convictions have there been in the history

7

20

was bill clinton involved in legal stuff before his presidency

yes

21

what happened to bill Clinton before he was the pres

he was sued by a former employee named Paula jones for sexual harassment

22

when was the lawsuit settled with clinton and paula

not until after he became president

23

who was monica lewinski

an intern at the white house

24

what were the rumors amount monica and clinton

they had a sexual affair

25

what cause clintons impeachment

he lied under oath about having a relation
PERJURY

26

what was lewinskies proof

blue dress

27

lying under oath

perjury

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hiding evidence

obstuction of justice

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what were clintons charges

perjury and obstruction of justice

30

what clinton removed from office

no