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Impeachment and the Constitution [November 20, 2019]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Introduction: "The Constitution grants Congress authority to impeach and remove the President, Vice President, and other federal 'civil Officers' for treason, bribery, or 'other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.' Impeachment is one of the various checks and balances created by the Constitution, serving as a crucial tool for holding government officers accountable for abuse of power, corruption, and conduct considered incompatible with the nature of an individual's office."

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CRS Report for Congress, R46013
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2019-11-20
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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