Impeachment

Prediction

  1. What do you think impeachment means?

  2. Use impeachment in a sentence:

  3. Think of an example of impeachment in current events:

  4. Find an image of impeachment:

 
 

Definition

A formal accusation of wrongdoing against a public official. According to the United States Constitution, the House of Representatives can vote to impeach an official, but the Senate actually tries the case. Here's what the Constitution says about impeachment.

Sentence

The U.S. House of Representatives impeached Bill Clinton in 1998, but the U.S. Senate acquitted him, and he lived happily ever after. 

Example

David Brooks thinks Donald Trump will be impeached. Don’t count on it

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Question(s)

  1. According to the U.S. Constitution, who can be impeached?

  2. According to the U.S. Constitution, what are the reasons necessary for impeachment?

  3. What are the odds that Irish bookies are offering on a Trump impeachment within one year*?

  4. Do you believe that President Trump will be impeached?