Only two U.S. Presidents have been impeached by the House of Representatives: Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. Both were acquitted in trials held by the Senate. In 1974, the House Judiciary Committee voted on Articles of Impeachment for Richard Nixon, but he resigned before the full House of Representatives voted on any of the articles.Continue Reading
Andrew Johnson was impeached on Feb. 24, 1868 for violating the Tenure of Office Act. He dismissed Edwin M. Stanton from office as the Secretary of War and replaced him with Major General Lorenzo Thomas without approval from the Senate.
Bill Clinton was impeached on Dec. 19, 1998 for charges of perjury and obstruction of justice relating to the Monica Lewinsky scandal.Learn more about Branches of Government
Aaron Schock served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 2008 until 2015. Schock, the representative for Illinois' 18th congressional district, resigned in March 2015, following media inquiries into allegedly inappropriate reimbursements, as well as other potentially unethical behavior.Full Answer >
People who want to find out the name of their U.S. representative should enter their zip code into the U.S. House of Representatives' search tool. Upon doing this, the tool produces the name of the right representative.Full Answer >
Contact your congressman to find out how he voted on any particular issue, or use the U.S. House of Representatives Roll Call Votes Web page at Clerk.House.gov to see how your congressman has voted in roll call votes, as of November 2015. Refer to OpenCongress.org for your congressman’s contact information if you are contacting his office directly.Full Answer >
The two parts of the Congressional Legislative Branch are the Senate and the House of Representatives. This branch was established by Article I of the United States Constitution.Full Answer >