Tag: Impeach

President of the United States / State of the Union (CongressionalGlossary.com)

President of the United States / State of the Union (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms President of the United States / State of the Union  

Senate (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Senate (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Senate The Senate, as distinct from the House of Representatives, although each body is a “house” or “chamber” of Congress. Established by the Constitution, Article I, Section 3. The size of the Senate, currently 100 members, is established by the Constitution (“The Senate of the […]

Impeach / Impeachment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Impeach / Impeachment (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Impeach / Impeachment The House has sole power to impeach (Article. I. Section. 2.), and the Senate has sole power to try an impeachment (Article. I. Section. 3.). Senate deliberations during impeachment trials may be held in secret session. Also see Secret Session; § 8.100 […]

The Constitution of the United States, Article. III. Section. 2. Trial by Jury, Original Jurisdiction, Jury Trials

The Constitution of the United States, Article. III. Section. 2. Trial by Jury, Original Jurisdiction, Jury Trials

The United States Constitution Article. III. (The Judicial Branch) Section. 2. (Trial by Jury, Original Jurisdiction, Jury Trials) The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and Equity, arising under this Constitution, the Laws of the United States, and Treaties made, or which shall be made, under their Authority;–to all Cases affecting Ambassadors, […]

The Constitution of the United States, Article. II. Section. 4. Disqualification

The Constitution of the United States, Article. II. Section. 4. Disqualification

The United States Constitution Article. II. (The Executive Branch) Section. 4. (Disqualification) The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.     Jan. 7, 1999: President Clinton’s impeachment trial     More […]