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Episode 08 - THE EMERGENCY EPISODE - IMPEACHMENT

​Why did the Founders establish an impeachment clause? Who decides what constitutes an impeachable offense? What is meant by "High Crimes and Misdemeanors? Is the President above the law? These are the topics tackled in this episode.

Why did the Founders establish an impeachment clause? Who decides what constitutes an impeachable offense? What is meant by "High Crimes and Misdemeanors? Is the President above the law? These are the topics tackled in this episode. 1:30 - History of Impeachment. 2:20 - Guide To Impeachment. 4:00 - Monarch vs. President. 4:50 - Treason and Bribery 6:30 - Bribery charge 9:42 - Is it an impeachable offense? 12:10 - The political cost to parties. 23:20 - Impeachment vs. Voting out of office. 26:30 - Who's the next Republican candidate? 30:20 - What would the Founding Fathers think?