Steps to impeach the President of the United States

Only two presidents have been impeached in American history and both have since remained in office, but eight federal judges were dismissed after impeachment.


On Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the decision to impeach President Donald Trump.

“President Trump’s actions revealed the harsh truth about the President’s betrayal of his oath, betraying our national security and betraying the integrity of their elections”, Pelosi said on television. “Therefore, today I declare that the House of Representatives is conducting a formal impeachment investigation”.

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Mr. Trump responded to the announcement by describing it as the most brutal witch hunt of all time, and criticizing Democrats for focusing on a partisan agenda to hurt the Republican government, instead of making laws.

Ms. Pelosi’s impeachment announcement is still a long way from removing Mr. Trump from the office. Here is a brief way of interpreting the impeachment procedure of a President.

Process

The right to impeach public officials is guaranteed in the US Constitution, Article 1, Sections 2 and 3, and in Article II, Section 4. According to the US Constitution, the only authority with impeachment is the House of Representatives.

The House of Representatives then holds impeachment votes, which must be guaranteed with a majority of votes. If the vote is passed, the targeted official will be considered impeached, but that has not yet resulted in the person being removed from the office.

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The impeached official must then be tried in the Senate. If two-thirds of the Senate votes are guaranteed to support impeachment, the official will be convicted and removed. The Vice President presides over most impeachment trials, but in the case of presidential impeachment, the judge of the US court will preside.

Grounds impeachment

According to the US Constitution, elected officials may be impeached on the basis of crimes: “Treason, Bribery, or Other Crimes”. Other crimes include 3 main types of conduct: Excessing or abusing office powers; behavior incompatible with the function and purpose of the office; and use the location for improper or personal gain.

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There is a possibility that the US House of Representatives will be charged with treason to impeach Mr. Trump, after Pelosi said that Mr. Trump had violated National Security. Not all crimes are considered grounds for impeachment. In 1974, the Judiciary Committee dismissed tax fraud allegations against President Richard Nixon, saying it was related to private conduct, not abuse of power as president.

Thousands Of Women March For Equal Rights In The US

Thousands of women gathered in Washington DC and cities across the United States on the occasion of the first year of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, to appeal for equal rights on wages and medical care, to condemn the status of sexual harassment, and to encourage women to run for election.


Pilgrims also speak up about other issues, such as racial equality, gun control, immigration protection, and conservative efforts to withdraw funding from Planned Parenthood.

It is estimated that the number of people attending the march in Washington is lower than last year. But marches are also taking place in other major cities across the country such as New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles; Chicago, Denver in Colorado state, Charlotte in North Carolina, and Palm Beach in Florida, where the president used to go on vacation. Las Vegas will hold a rally on Sunday to coincide with an effort to mobilize voter registration. The organizers are targeting the fluctuating states (where Democratic and Republican candidates have a similar chance of winning) and hope to register a million new voters online.

Người tham gia tuần hành trên Đại lộ 6 ở Quận Manhattan, Thành phố New York, ngày 20 tháng 1, 2018.

These gatherings were held to continue the women’s march last year that took place immediately after President Trump’s inauguration. Many women in the march raised their opposition to the incumbent president, who had been accused of sexual misconduct by at least 19 women.

In the past year, stories of unequal wages for women and sexual harassment from powerful men have become the top topic in the national dialogue. Dozens of men, including filmmaker Harvey Weinstein, Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey, NBC morning host Matt Lauer, and Democratic Party Senator Al Franken, lost or resign for accusations of sexual harassment.

Women also marched in Rome in Italy, Kampala in Uganda, Frankfurt in Germany, and Osaka in Japan, to protest sexual harassment. The marches are also planned in Beijing, China; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Nairobi, Kenya.

On Friday, anti-abortion activists held their own march in Washington, an annual event called March for Life. President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech to the crowd through video streaming from the White House Rose Garden.

Những người tuần hành đi ngang qua Nhà Trắng ở Washington, ngày 20 tháng 1, 2018.

“We are always with you”, Mr. Trump told the protesters against abortion. Mr. Pence told the crowd that Mr. Trump was the “strongest supporter of life in American history“.