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The United States Constitution does not offer many details when it comes to the impeachment of the President.

Section Four of Article II of the United States Constitution very simple reads, “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.”

But what does that mean?

By its very definition, the word impeachment is defined as charging a public official before a “competent tribunal” with misconduct — most specifically, a crime or misdemeanor, while in office.

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