Obama Impeachment


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Presidential Impeachment is a serious matter and the US Congress regards impeachment as a power to be used exclusively in extreme cases. In the history of America only two Presidents, Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998, have ever been impeached and both were acquitted.

The impeachment and removal of a President from office was provided for by the founders of the United States in the Constitution. Article II, Section 4 of the US Constitution deals specifically with the grounds for impeachment and states:

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.

Impeachment is a two-step process including both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate.  Article 1, Section 2, Clause 5 of the US Constitution grants sole power of impeachment to the House of Representatives:

The House of Representatives shall chuse (choose) their Speaker and other Officers; and shall have the sole Power of Impeachment.

In the House of Representatives, the House Judiciary Committee, chaired by the ranking member of majority party, draw up a formal list of allegations called the "Articles of Impeachment." If the charges are approved by a majority of Judiciary Committee members the "Articles of Impeachment" are then sent to the full House of Representatives where a simple majority vote is needed to continue the process. Upon this passage, the President has been officially been "impeached" and the impeachment is sent to the Senate for trial.  Article 1, Section 3, Clause 6 of the US Constitution grants the sole power of trial to the Senate:

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.

In the Senate, trial proceedings are initiated with the Chief Justice of the United States presiding. To convict the President, a two-thirds majority of senators present is required. A conviction in the Senate automatically removes the President of the United States from office.

Remember, a US President is not impeached on grounds of political opposition to policies or values. Here is the law, once again, as it states in the US Constitution:

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.

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Latest comments on an Obama Impeachment

No, I don't believe Obama should be impeached...

Yes, I believe Obama should be impeached...


"I feel he has nothing wrong. They should go after John Beihner all the money he has come up with. I will and always standby the president. I challenge John Beihner to make a truthful stand andmake us all believe he is right and we are wrong."

"He has done NOTHING that JUSTIFIES his impeachment!!!! Republicans/GOP/Tea Party have their own agendas for wanting him out of office, that is all!!! "

"He has done nothing to even consider impeachment but every Retardlican in congress and the States s/b convinced to GO AWAY!"

"being BLACK is NOT an impeachable offense, these racist assholes in congress, see black as a reason to get rid of President Obama"

"no reason just politics"

"Because Republicans are stupid. "

"Feel he is doing the best for the American People he possibly can with the little help he is getting from Congress. And I am not a Dem.. "

"There are no grounds for impeachment. Bush was much much worse. The economy tanked to historical lows and he left us with trillions of debt which the right is trying to blame on Obama. Their reasons are trumped up , fueled by bigots , racists ."

"Certain people want President Obama out of the White House and this is just B.S. No one has ever came out and just disrespect any other president like they have done to President Obama. Now they want to fight at every chance they get. Replace tea party"

"He has no concern for America and the peiople he is an active muslim"

"There is enough issues of significance to warrant this action. The administration has shown its incompetency of so many areas with long term ramifications that it must be removed. We can not keep having incompetent administrations (that includes Bush)"

"He does not represent America and what is best for this country. He is in my opinion a socialist and that is very bad for us. He is never in the office and is always fund raising or playing golf. Lame duck president unless it comes to using his executive"

"Obama does not respect the law of the United States. He violates the law on almost a daily basis. The American people will no longer tolerate his disrespect for the law and his disrespect for them. Anyone who voted for Obama needs his head examined."

"OBAMA is a COMMUNIST DICTATOR; with Communist Ideologies. He PURPOSEFULLY & Systematically is DESTROYING America. He ILLEGALLY defies US Constitution Undermining its Authority. US Boarders open to Illegal migration (NOT) Immigration & WAR is Immanent. "

"Disgusting liar. "

"This is the most corrupt administration that fails to follow our constitution. Lies to the american people and acts like it is above the law."

"by his continuing actions.not being a U.S. citizen."

"President Obama has lied continuously about everything he said he would do. He has ruined this country and is not taking any action to improve anything. He waits too late on his decisions and makes poor judgment. He is not interested in this country"

"va obemacare benghzi relase of prisinors need more"

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