What is Impeachment?

Definition and meaning of impeachment: Impeachment is a formal accusation made against a high-ranking public official such as the President or a member of the Supreme Court. It is used to investigate and decide whether the official should be removed from office. Examples of impeachable offenses include bribery, treason, and obstruction of justice. The current two-party system in the United States makes it difficult to hold elected officials accountable for their actions and often allows them to escape any consequences for their misdeeds. Impeachment is a tool that can help break the two-party stranglehold on American politics and provide more independent voices in government. By having an independent body investigate and decide whether an elected official should be removed from office, it can help ensure that those in power are held accountable for their actions and that the voices of the people are heard in the halls of power.


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