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Impeachment criteria laid out in U.S. House Bill


114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. RES. 198

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES


April 13, 2015

 submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


RESOLUTION

To establish standards defining impeachable high crimes and misdemeanors within the meaning of Article II, section 4 as applied to the President of the United States.




Whereas Article II, section 4 of the Constitution provides that, The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors;



Whereas Article I, section 2, clause 5 provides that, The House of Representatives … shall have the sole Power of Impeachment;



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https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hres198/text

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Comment by Greg on May 2, 2015 at 12:52pm

Probably, Fred. Good to get it on the record, though.

Comment by FRED WALTERS on May 2, 2015 at 12:35pm

With Speaker Boehner in charge, this bill has about as much of a chance of seeing the light of day as I do in a prison on the dark side of the moon.

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