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Explainer: Words Used in Impeachment Process 

The U.S. House of Representatives has begun an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump over his efforts to push Ukraine to investigate a political rival. Many of the words and phrases used in the impeachment process are particular to U.S. law and clauses in the U.S. Constitution that govern the impeachment process.

Here are some of the common terms used in an impeachment inquiry and what they mean:
Articles of impeachment: A formal document listing the charges against an official and the reasons why that person should be removed from office. In the United States, the House of …read more

Source:: Voice of America



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