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puebloknot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-27-08 02:42 PM
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133. Yes. John Dean wrote an article pointing to the possible "wisdom" ...
... of impeaching those lower on the ladder, rather than Bush and Cheney, to set an example for future generations of politicos. I didn't agree with him, and still don't. But there is historical precedent for impeaching a member of Congress:


sethttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/special/clinton/...


"Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment:
II. The Historical Origins of Impeachment
C. The American Impeachment Cases
The following is from a report written and released by the Judiciary Committee in 1974 in the aftermath of the Watergate crisis.
Previous Page | Table of Contents | Next Page
C. The American Impeachment Cases
Thirteen officers have been impeached by the House since 1787: one President, one cabinet officer, one United States Senator, and ten Federal judges. 84"
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