Has President Trump been impeached? No.

Harold Pease Ph.D.
Harold Pease, Ph.D.
As a college professor teaching the Constitution for 40 years I am disturbed when those in power demonstrate constitutional illiteracy. Such is the time in which we live. Impeachment means “accused.” Three presidents Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton were impeached or accused, but none were removed from office in a subsequent Senate trial. Nixon removed himself by resigning, the other two continued in office filling their terms. The House alone formulates the charges, as per Article I, Section 2, Clause 5, which must be treason, bribery or high crimes and misdemeanors, according to Article II, Section 4. Constitutionally, no other charges are impeachable. The House cannot make up any offense that is not clearly one of these as in “obstruction of justice” or “o
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