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Article II 

  • Section 4

    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.

    • ArtII.S4.1 Impeachment and Removal from Office
      • ArtII.S4.1.1  Impeachment and Removal from Office: Overview
      • ArtII.S4.1.2 Impeachment and Removal from Office: Select Topics for Consideration
    • ArtII.S4.2 Impeachable Offenses
      • ArtII.S4.2.1  Impeachable Offenses: Overview
      • ArtII.S4.2.2  Impeachable Offenses: Historical Background
      • ArtII.S4.2.3 Impeachable Offenses: Doctrine and Practice
        • ArtII.S4.2.3.1  Impeachable Offenses: Early Historical Practice (1789–1860)
        • ArtII.S4.2.3.2  Impeachable Offenses: Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
        • ArtII.S4.2.3.3  Impeachable Offenses: Post-Bellum Practices (1865–1900)
        • ArtII.S4.2.3.4  Impeachable Offenses: Early Twentieth Century Practices
        • ArtII.S4.2.3.5  Impeachable Offenses: Effort to Impeach Richard Nixon
        • ArtII.S4.2.3.6  Impeachable Offenses: Impeachment of Bill Clinton
        • ArtII.S4.2.3.7  Impeachable Offenses: Contemporary Judicial Impeachments