How to use Impeach in a sentence
Each of the chambers has the right to impeach the ministers.
He took an active part in the attempt to impeach President Johnson.
He appears to have taken no part in the attempt to impeach Clarendon on a general charge of treason.
The factional strife in the Republican party continued, a number of efforts being made to impeach Governor Harrison Reed (1813-1899).
Stanton and other members of his cabinet and General Grant became hostile to him, the president attempted to remove Stanton without regard to the Tenure of Office Act, and, finally, to get rid of the president, Congress in 1868 (February-May) made an attempt to impeach and remove him, his disregard of the Tenure of Office Act being the principal charge against him.Advertisement
To satisfy the extreme Radicals they had to impeach the members of the last cabinet.
They brought in repeated motions to impeach the ministers, and parliament had to be prorogued in June, although no business of any kind had been transacted.
The House of Representatives may impeach the president.
Karl von Gebler, who, in an able and exhaustive but somewhat prejudiced work, Galileo Galilei and die romische Curie (Stuttgart, 1876), sought to impeach the authenticity of a document of prime importance in the trial of 1633.
In those days if you wanted to get rid of a leader you did n't impeach him or hold a vote of no confidence.Advertisement
It has also the exclusive right to impeach the president, vice-president, cabinet ministers, and federal judges before the senate.
The councillors, who are nominated and dismissed by the high commissioner, are responsible to the chamber, which may impeach them before a special tribunal for any illegal act or neglect of duty.
The Assembly may impeach civil officers by a majority of all elected members, and the Senate to try impeachments; for conviction a two-thirds vote of all members present is required.