Would the chief justice be involved in the formal process of impeaching and removing the president?

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It depends on the country but yes,the chief justice would likely make a decision based on how complicated matters get if the senate or congress are split between impeachment of the current president.
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Which US presidents were impeached and removed from office?

Answer . Technically no American president has been impeached and subsequently removed from office. Andrew Johnson was impeached but acquitted Nixon resigned before his likely impeachment. Clinton was impeached but not removed from office.. Presidents impeached:. Andrew Jackson: impeached by th (MORE)

Why does the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court preside over a Presidential impeachment trial?

Important Note : The Chief Justice only presides over Presidential Senate impeachment trials; all other trials are managed by the presiding officer of the Senate or a committee to which he (or she) delegates that power. Reasoning As President of the Senate, the Vice President of the Unit (MORE)

What presidents have gone through the impeachment process?

Both Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson were impeached by the House but found not guilty by the Senate. Nixon only faced the threat of impeachment but articles of impeachment were never submitted before he resigned. Had Nixon tried to fight most likely he would have been impeached, found guilty, and re (MORE)

What is the Impeachment and removal process?

The impeachment process as stated in the US Constitution followswhen a motion is submitted in the House of Representatives againstthe US president. If the committee votes and accepts the motion, itgoes to a full vote on the floor of the House. if there is amajority vote in the House, it then moves t (MORE)

What is the process for impeaching a us president?

The US House of Representative passes a bill of Impeachment which lists the charges against the President. The passage of such a bill, which requires only a simple majority to pass, requires the US Senate to hold a trial, based on these charges. After the charges are presented and debated, the Senat (MORE)

Who was the first Chief Justice to preside over the impeachment trial of a US President?

President Andrew Johnson was impeached by the House of Representatives in 1868 for defying the Tenure of Office Act, which prohibited the President from firing federal officeholders whose commissions had been approved by the Senate, unless the termination was done with "the advice and consent" of (MORE)

Can a US Supreme Court justice be impeached and removed from office?

Yes. Under normal circumstances, a Supreme Court justice is awarded a lifetime commission. A Supreme Court Justice may be impeached by the House of Representatives and removed from office if convicted in a Senate trial, but only for the same types of offenses that would trigger impeachment pro (MORE)

Which branch can impeach and remove the US President?

The Legislative Branch . The House of Representatives has the power to bring Articles of Impeachment against a government official, including the President, then votes to determine whether the official should be tried for wrongdoing. If a simple majority of the House votes to impeach, the (MORE)

What would a president have to do to get impeached and removed?

Under Article II of Section 4 in the U.S. Constitution "...shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors." The exact definition of what constitutes an impeachable offense is up to Congress to decide. The House decides wh (MORE)

How many presidents have been impeached and removed from office by being found guilty after the impeachment process?

None. The only two presidents to have been impeached were Andrew Johnson and William Clinton. Neither of them were found guilty of the charges, therefore neither of them were removed from office. None. Presidents Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton were both impeached by the House, but never "found guil (MORE)

Why is it appropriate for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to preside over the impeachment trial of a US President?

It is mandated by Article I, Section 3 of the Constitution . This political precaution helps ensure impartiality , as the Supreme Court owes no allegiance to any political party and has no concern for political repercussions because he or she has received a lifetime commission. If the Chief Jus (MORE)

What constitutional Article states that the Chief Justice presides over a President's impeachment trial?

Article I, Section 3, Clause 6 (Trial of Impeachments) addresses the authority of the Senate in impeachment trials: "The Senate shall have the sole power to try all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose, they shall be on oath or affirmation. When the President of the United States is (MORE)

Who was the first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court to preside over a Presidential impeachment trial?

Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase presided over the Senate removal trial of President Andrew Johnson in 1868. The House of Representatives had charged Johnson with ten individual articles of impeachment alleging he'd committed "high crimes and misdemeanors" in office. The primary complaint was Johns (MORE)

Which President was impeached but not removed?

Both Presidents Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton were impeached by the US House of Representatives, but acquitted (found not guilty of the charges) at trial in the Senate. Both were impeached, but neither was removed. President Nixon was on the verge of being impeached, but chose to resign rather (MORE)

Why was President Johnson impeached but not removed from office?

Impeachment means a simple majority (at least 51%) of the US House of Representatives votes to file charges against a government official. The person is entitled to a trial in the US Senate before he (or she) can be removed from office. Unless two-thirds of the Senators present vote "guilty," th (MORE)

Is it true or false that the chief justice presides over all impeachment trails?

False. The Chief Justice must preside over only impeachments of a President. Article I, Section 3, Clause 6 states in part: "When the President of the United States is tried, the chief justice shall preside...". Since the US Constitution fails to mention any other impeachment trials, the Senate ha (MORE)

Why would it be better if the chief justice to ruled over the trial of the president's impeachment instead of the vice president?

The chief justice has a pool of individuals in which to respond to for his actions as with the vice president, short of an act of congress, would be considered biased in his decision for impeachment. The main reason is that the president is the head of the executive branch of government while the (MORE)

Who judges the impeachment trial for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?

If the Senate tries the Chief Justice, it would follow the procedure used in most impeachment trials. The presiding officer of the Senate or an appointed "Impeachment Trial Committee" would preside, or act as judge, and the other Senators would serve as the jury. This procedure is used for the re (MORE)

How do you impeach a President or a Supreme Court justice?

The US House of Representatives has sole authority to initiate impeachment proceedings, but they must have a legitimate reason for doing so. Under Article II of the Constitution, a President may only be impeached for committing "high crimes and misdemeanors," a vague concept that encompasses both la (MORE)

What should a president have to do in order to get impeached and removed?

The definition of an impeachable offense is up to the House of Representative. They have to pass a bill of impeachment that lists the charges against the president. All that is needed is a simple majority. Next the Senate would hold a trial based on the charges. After all the evidence has been hea (MORE)

What would a president have to do in order to get impeached and removed from office?

In order to be impeached, the President has to commit high crimes and misdemeanors and/or be derelict in his duties as determined by the House of Representatives in a bill of impeachment passed by them. Such impeachment requires the Senate to hold a trial based on the impeachment charges and vote by (MORE)

What president was not sworn in by the chief justice?

Lyndon B. Johnson is the most recent. He was sworn in by Federal Judge Sara Hughes, aboard Air Force One, late in the day John Kennedy was assassinated. Whenever a president dies , the vice-president is sworn in by the nearest public official who is qualified to administer oaths. Rarely would that (MORE)

Why should the chief justice preside over a president's impeachment trial?

The obvious choice might be the vice president who is also the president of the Senate and normally presides over the Senate. However, if the president is convicted the vice president would become the president. Also the VP is closely allied to the President and is often a power in the President's p (MORE)

How many presidents were impeached but not removed from office?

Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson were impeached. Bill Clinton was impeached by the House of Representatives but was not removed from office by the Senate. No president to date has been removed from office. Richard Nixon was facing impeachment, but resigned the Presidency to avoid it. There have be (MORE)

Why would the chief justice preside over an impeachment trial?

The chief justice is the supreme judge of the United States. It seems fitting that he should president over a trial of the supreme executive officer of the country. He has that position due to article I section 3 paragraph 7 of the US Constitution.

How can a president be removed other than impeachment?

Donald Trump recently suggested shooting. But the 'other' and onlyconstitutional way is that a President can be declared "unfit tocarry out his duties" by the Vice-President and a majority of theExecutive Branch's officers, who can then put their statement to avote by Congress. If Congress then deci (MORE)