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House Democrats Face Tough Choices on Impeachment Approach


Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives investigating President Donald Trump for possible impeachment are facing a conundrum.Should they push for a relatively narrow set of charges similar to the articles of impeachment that were brought against Richard Nixon in 1974 and Bill Clinton in 1998? Or should they look further back into history and use the sweeping 1868 impeachment of President Andrew Johnson as a model?Johnson, America’s 17th president and the first to be impeached by the House, faced no fewer than 11 articles of impeachment voted by an opposition party that was just as irate with his post-Civil …read more

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