Articles of impeachment


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an instrument which, in cases of impeachment, performs the same office which an indictment does in a common criminal case.
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See also: Article, Impeachment

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This lord, in conjunction with Flimnap the high-treasurer, whose enmity against you is notorious on account of his lady, Limtoc the general, Lalcon the chamberlain, and Balmuff the grand justiciary, have prepared articles of impeachment against you, for treason and other capital crimes.
The House of Representatives justice committee has postponed to next week the approval of the articles of impeachment against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno because of disagreements on the specific allegations she would be formally charged with.
Robredo made the statement as the House committee on justice deferred its voting on the draft articles of impeachment against Sereno.
The House Justice panel has postponed voting on the committee report containing the Articles of Impeachment against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
No thanks to a stalemate among its members, the House Justice Committee has deferred the submission of its Articles of Impeachment against Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to next week, or the last week of the second regular session.
Sereno's quick ouster, the two chambers of Congress-as mandated by the Constitution-will proceed with the impeachment process: the House of Representatives in plenary expectedly getting a vote from the administration's supermajority to transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate, and the upper chamber convening as an impeachment court.
The committee was expected to draft articles of impeachment and submit a~report to the House~plenary next week to be able to schedule~a vote.
Congressman Al Green, a Democrat of Texas, who has repeatedly called for the president's removal, introduced two articles of impeachment against Trump on Wednesday.
Hours after he stood in front of a nearly empty House chamber to introduce articles of impeachment, Green sat alone in the middle of the chamber as the House voted 364-58 on a "motion to table" the resolution, effectively killing it.
Disgruntled everyday citizens may grumble around the kitchen table that the object of their scorn should be removed from office, but when elected officials file articles of impeachment on the floor of Congress, they demonstrate a naive understanding of what the concept is.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A half-dozen US Democrats introduced articles of impeachment against the country's President Donald Trump, accusing him of obstruction of justice and other offenses, in a long-shot effort that stands little chance in the Republican-led House.
The Senate will only begin with the impeachment proceedings against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista once the House of Representatives (HOR) transmits the articles of impeachment to the upper chamber, Sen.