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Only the House of Representatives may impeach a federal official.

The 16 federal officials impeached to date include two Presidents, Andrew Johnson & Bill Clinton.

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Q: Which presidents were impeached by the house but not the senate?
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How many presidents have been impeached by the House and convicted by the Senate?

No US presidents have been impeached and convicted and so removed from office.


Impeachment means to charge a government official in the House so that they can be what?

After a government official is impeached in the House, the official will be tried in the Senate. Two U.S. Presidents have been impeached. They are Bill Clinton and Andrew Johnson.


What presidents got impeached?

Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton were impeached.


What president was convicted of impeachment in the 1900s?

Presidents Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinoton were impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, but acqitted by the Senate.


Why was Richard Nixon impeached?

Richard Nixon was NOT impeached. He resigned before the House had an opportunity to file articles of impeachment against him, to avoid the inevitable. Only two presidents have been impeached, that is, formal charges brought them: Andrew Johnson and William J. Clinton. Both Presidents were acquitted at their Senate trials.


How can the president be removed?

The president must be formally charged with a crime (impeached) by the House of Reps. and then must stand trial in the US Senate. If convicted, he/she is removed. Impeached does not mean removed. We have impeached two presidents, but have never removed one.


Who came closer to being kicked out of office by the senate?

There have been two presidents that were impeached by the House of Representatives, and they were Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. Although they were both impeached they were acquitted by the Senate. Richard Nixon was a third president who would have been impeached but resigned prior to his pending impeachment.


How can a president be removed?

The president must be formally charged with a crime (impeached) by the House of Reps. and then must stand trial in the US Senate. If convicted, he/she is removed. Impeached does not mean removed. We have impeached two presidents, but have never removed one.


Who decides impeaching?

Presidents are impeached by the House, but tried by the Senate. Impeaching someone is essentially charging them with a crime. The Senate then hears the trial and serves as the jury. The trial in the Senate is presided over by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.


What presidents have been removed from office after being impeached?

None. Presidents Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton were impeached (had charges filed against them) by the US House of Representatives, but both were acquitted at their Senate trials. The Senate came up only one vote short of the 2/3 required to convict Andrew Johnson. In Clinton's case, 55 senators voted to acquit. President Nixon was never impeached because he resigned before the House of Representatives could complete the process.


What U.S. Presidents have been impeached but found not guilty?

Two U.S. Presidents have been impeached by the House of Representatives but found not guilty by the Senate. Andrew Johnson was impeached in 1868 and acquitted by one vote, while Bill Clinton was impeached in 1998 and acquitted on both articles of impeachment. No U.S. President has been removed from office following impeachment.


How many presidents were impeached but not removed from office?

Three presidents have been impeached but not removed from office. Andrew Johnson was impeached in 1868, Bill Clinton in 1998, and Donald Trump in 2019 and 2021. In each case, the Senate acquitted them and they remained in office.