Originally posted by syrinx high priest
in the 2 party sytem, you need control of both houses to impeach
Actually, no. That's a common misconception that I thought would have been cleared up by Clinton. (Bill, not Hillary)
Bill Clinton WAS Impeached. ....to the extent that matters. Impeachment is like a criminal indictment. That is done by the House, From the House and
for referral to the Senate. In the Senate is where the Trial takes place and after being Impeached, it's where Bill Clinton's case was found lacking
for evidence and adjudicated, according to the process.
So, actually, the House of Representatives CAN impeach Obama if they believe they have cause....it'll just likely die in the Senate. Afterward? A
Republican would be lucky to get a democrat to hold an elevator door again, anywhere in D.C.. It wouldn't be worth it...but it could be done in legal