Questions tagged [impeachment]

Questions related to a legislative body formally bringing charges against a high-level government official. This usually starts a process that can end in removal from office.

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How does cross-examination of witnesses in the impeachment inquiry work?

According to NPR: The measure will enable public hearings and a release of the witness interviews already taken by House committees and will allow the president and his attorneys to cross-examine ...
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In Brazil, is the suspension of the president optional while the impeachment trial takes place?

In Brazil, in 2016, their president was suspended while being tried by the Senate, which also removed her from office in the end. The suspension vote took place in the Senate as well. Was this ...
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If at some point President Trump was impeached, what would it take to actually be removed? [closed]

First, I'm asking this question in general to address those calling for impeachment without any comment about whether an impeachment should/would happen etc. I just want to speak to how possible/...
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What is the logic behind the impeachment process in the USA?

In order for a person to be impeached, votes need to be held in both the House and the Senate. A majority is required in the House, and a supermajority is required in the Senate. There are 435 people ...

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