Given the publicity surrounding the impeachment trials of Bill Clinton and Donald Trump, one could be forgiven for thinking that this process is reserved solely for the highest office in the land. Impeachment doesn’t just apply to the president, however, but to all civil servants of the United States.
Andrew Johnson was the 17th president of the United States, rising to that office after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. He was also the first president to be impeached by Congress, though this didn’t result in a conviction.
Related resources to Donald J. Trump: The following text is taken directly from President Donald Trump’s letter to the Speaker of the House – Nancy Pelosi. Click here if you prefer to read a PDF version of Trump’s letter. Dear Madam Speaker: I write to express my strongest and most powerful protest against the partisan […]
First page of Trump’s letter to Pelosi on the eve of his impeachment vote Click here to read the text online of Trump’s letter to Pelosi On the eve of the impeachment vote for President Donald Trump, he sent a letter to the speaker of the house, Nancy Pelosi. This letter is dated 17th December […]
Resources related to “The Impeachment Process”: The impeachment trial of Donald Trump is one of only two such trials in living memory and introduced a foreign and confusing process. There is always a lot of confusion over the impeachment process and how it developed into what it is today. Impeachment Definition The definition of impeachment is the […]