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According to the constitution, the House of Representatives has the power to impeach federal officials (even the president). The Senate acts as the jury, and (in presidential cases) the Chief Justice acts as the judge.

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yes, but not exactly. Only the lower House of Congress has the power to impeach the President. The Senate would then hold the trial.

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No. The House and Senate have procedures to remove members and they may be recalled by the electorate, but the President cannot.

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what are you talking about

congress is part of the federal government

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The legislative and the Judicial branches

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Yes

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Who can impeach federal officers?

Congress may impeach federal officials.


How does the legislative branch check on the judicial bbranch?

Congress establishes lower federal courts Congress can impeach and remove federal judges


What term means to bring charges of wrongdoing against a member of the executive or judicial branches of the federal government?

Impeachment.


Who can impeach a government offical?

local_state or federal legislative body


Why isn't congress part of the federal government?

Congress IS the federal government.


Which can congress do under the delegated powers granted to it by the consition?

The Congress can propose constitutional amendments.The Congress can also impeach certain federal officials.


Which can congress do under the delegated powers granted to it by the consition-?

The Congress can propose constitutional amendments.The Congress can also impeach certain federal officials.


What check does Congress have on the power of the President?

Congress can impeach the President if he commits a major crime. Congress can override the President's vetoes and Congress must approve of the President's nominations to federal positions, like federal judges.


Who can impeach and convict judges for serious crimes?

For federal judges, the answer is Congress. Federal judges can be impeached by the House of Representatives and tried by the Senate.


Is the federal government the congress?

The Congress is the Legislative Branch of the government but it is PART of the entity commonly referred to as the Federal Government.


What branch of government can impeach federal officials?

Yes. According to the constitution, the House has the power to impeach federal officials (even the president). The Senate acts as the jury, and (in presidential cases) the Chief Justice acts as the judge.


Who has the authority to impeach government officials including the president and vice president judges members of Congress and department of directors?

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