This is how a President gets impeached

A majority of House Democrats now support beginning impeachment proceedings for President Donald Trump. But what does that actually mean? Here is everything you need to know about impeachment.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
List: The 118 House Democrats calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump
https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/23/politics/democrats-impeachment-whip-list/index.html.

An Overview of the Impeachment Process
https://www.senate.gov/reference/resources/pdf/98-806.pdf.

A Complete List of Senate Impeachment Trials
https://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Senate_Impeachment_Role.htm#4.

Impeachment Fast Facts
https://www.cnn.com/2017/08/29/world/impeachment-fast-facts/index.html.

Nancy Pelosi on Impeaching Trump: ‘He’s Just Not Worth It’
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/magazine/wp/2019/03/11/feature/nancy-pelosi-on-impeaching-president-trump-hes-just-not-worth-it/?utm_term=.9974d7952884.

Nancy Pelosi is winning the impeachment fight
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/04/politics/nancy-pelosi-impeachment-trump/index.html.

Democratic congressman: ‘Impeachable’ if Trump fired Comey to stop Russia investigation
https://www.cnn.com/2017/05/10/politics/kfile-democratic-congressman-comey-impeachment/index.html.

Democratic lawmaker says he will seek to force impeachment vote
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/15/politics/al-green-impeachment-resolution/index.html.

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