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By John McCallum
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Much to think about regarding impeachment

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Last updated 10/10/2019 at 9:52am

Some thoughts on impeachment.

Under the Constitution, the House has the sole power of impeachment, which it has done 19 times in the past, a record that includes 15 federal judges and two presidents. That’s Article 1, Section 2, Clause 5.

Under Article 1, Section 3, Clauses 6 and 7: “The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on Oath or Affirmation. When the President of the United States is tried, the Chief Justice shall preside: And no Person shall be convicted without the Concurrence of two-thirds of the Members present....

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