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ᥒ  ᘳ Impeachment: An American History (Modern Library) hare ᦨ Kindle Author Peter Baker ᦱ ᥒ ᘳ Impeachment: An American History (Modern Library) hare ᦨ Kindle Author Peter Baker ᦱ Four experts on the American presidency examine the three times impeachment has been invokedagainst Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Bill Clintonand explain what it means today.Impeachment is a double edged sword Though it was designed to check tyrants, Thomas Jefferson also called impeachment the most formidable weapon for the purpose of a dominant faction that was ever contrived On the one hand, it nullifies the will of voters, the basic foundation of all representative democracies On the other, its absence from the Constitution would leave the country vulnerable to despotic leadership It is rarely used, and with good reason Only three times has a presidents conduct led to such political disarray as to warrant his potential removal from office, transforming a political crisis into a constitutional one None has yet succeeded Andrew Johnson was impeached in 1868 for failing to kowtow to congressional leadersand, in a large sense, for failing to be Abraham Lincolnyet survived his Senate trial Richard Nixon resigned in August 1974 after the House Judiciary Committee approved three articles of impeachment against him for lying, obstructing justice, and employing his executive power for personal and political gain Bill Clinton had an affair with a White House intern, but in 1999 he faced trial in the Senate less for that prurient act than for lying under oath about it In the first book to consider these three presidents aloneand the one thing they have in commonJeffrey A Engel, Jon Meacham, Timothy Naftali, and Peter Baker explain that the basis and process of impeachment is political than legal The Constitution states that the president shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors, leaving room for historical precedent and the temperament of the time to weigh heavily on each case This book reveals the complicated motives behind each impeachmentnever entirely limited to the question of a presidents guiltand the risks to all sides Each case depended on factors beyond the presidents behavior his relationship with Congress, the polarization of the moment, and the power and resilience of the office itself This is a realist view of impeachment that looks to history for clues about its potential use in the future. 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    • Impeachment: An American History (Modern Library)
    • Peter Baker
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    • 2017-06-10T12:13+02:00