Sentence Examples


  • He appears to have taken no part in the attempt to impeach Clarendon on a general charge of treason.
  • It has also the exclusive right to impeach the president, vice-president, cabinet ministers, and federal judges before the senate.
  • The councillors, who are nominated and dismissed by the high commissioner, are responsible to the chamber, which may impeach them before a special tribunal for any illegal act or neglect of duty.
  • The factional strife in the Republican party continued, a number of efforts being made to impeach Governor Harrison Reed (1813-1899).
  • Stanton and other members of his cabinet and General Grant became hostile to him, the president attempted to remove Stanton without regard to the Tenure of Office Act, and, finally, to get rid of the president, Congress in 1868 (February-May) made an attempt to impeach and remove him, his disregard of the Tenure of Office Act being the principal charge against him.

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