View single post by Texas Defender
 Posted: Thu Nov 28th, 2013 01:39 pm
 PM  Quote  Reply  Full Topic 
Texas Defender
Member


Joined: Sat Jan 27th, 2007
Location: Texas USA
Posts: 920
Status: 
Offline
Mana: 

  back to top

Old Blu-

You are incorrect, Sir. Impeachment refers only to the charges brought against the officer involved. It is similar to an indictment by a grand jury. If the officer is found guilty, then he is convicted of the charges.

Presidents Johnson and Clinton were both impeached, but neither was convicted.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impeachment_in_the_United_States

Last edited on Thu Nov 28th, 2013 01:42 pm by Texas Defender

 Close Window