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when congress decides to bring charges on him for something he did that they thought was unconsitutional

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Q: When is a president considered to be impeached?
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How can the President get fired?

The President can be impeached. After Abraham Lincoln was assassinated his vice President (Andrew Johnson) was impeached. Also Nixon was impeached

What a president have to do to get impeached and removed?

To get impeached the president would have to bribe, lie, or have a misdemeanor against him.

Who are the two that were impeached?

President Andrew Johnson and President Bill Clinton were both impeached. President Richard Nixon was supposed to be impeached, but he stepped down from office before the official impeachment, so technically he wasn't impeached.

Who was the second US President to be impeached?

The second President to be impeached was William J. Clinton, in 1998.

Can the vice president be impeached after the president has?


Can the vice president be impeached with the president?

The impeachments for each person would be separate, but they can most certainly be impeached at or near the same time. But that depends on how the House of Representatives wished to proceed - they could decide that handling both impeachment procedures concurrently would be too much all at once.

If someone is impeached what is the next step taken?

If a president is impeached, then the vice president takes over and serves out the rest of the term as president.

Was president Washington impeached?


Who was president was impeached?

Andrew Johnson was the first US president to be impeached. He was acquitted by the Senate by one vote.Andrew Johnson

What did the impeachment of Clinton result in?

President Clinton was impeached (accused) of crimes in office, but when the impeachment documents were considered by the Senate, Clinton was not convicted, so remained in office.

Who succeeds the President if he is impeached and convicted?

If the President is impeached and convicted, the Vice President would succeed him. The Vice President would then assume the role of President for the remainder of the term.

Who was the last president to be impeached?

Bill ClintonBill Clinton was the last U.S. President to be impeached. The House impeached him, but the Senate did not remove him from office.