Sentence Examples


  • The Senate sits as a court for the trial of impeachment cases.
  • The powers of the two houses are the same except that the senate exercises the usual right of confirming appointments and of sitting as a court of impeachment, while the House of Representatives initiates money bills and impeachment cases.
  • Governor Ames, when the impeachment charges against him were dismissed on the 29th of March 1876, immediately resigned.
  • "The case," says Henry Adams, "proved impeachment to be an impracticable thing for partisan purposes, and it decided the permanence of those lines of constitutional development which were a reflection of the common law."
  • For affixing the great seal to this declaration he was threatened with impeachment by the Commons.