Friday, January 4, 2019

With all this talk of Impeachment here are the facts.

With all this talk of Impeachment here are the facts

First Individual impeach by the House was 1. William Blount a U.S. Senator from Tennessee Impeached July 7, 1797, and the last was G.Thomas Porteous, Jr a. Judge, U.S. district court, Eastern district of Louisiana Impeached March 11, 2010, out of the 19 total only two were Presidents. A judge has a better chance of being impeaching than anyone else so wake up America.

Footnotes
1. Senator - 1
2. Judge 14
3. President 2
4. Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court 1
5. U.S. Secretary of War 1

History, Art & Archives
United States House of Representatives.
List of Individuals Impeached by the House of Representatives | US House of Representatives:

Individual Position House Action/Charges House Managers Senate Trial Result

1. William Blount
U.S. Senator from Tennessee
Impeached July 7, 1797
on charges of conspiring to assist in Great Britain’s attempt to seize Spanish-controlled territories in modern-day Florida and Louisiana
December 17, 1798–January 14, 1799
Charges dismissed

2. John Pickering
Judge, U.S. district court, District of New Hampshire
Impeached March 2, 1803,
on charges of intoxication on the bench and unlawful handling of property claims
March 3, 1803–March 12, 1804
Found guilty; removed from office

3. Samuel Chase
Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
Impeached March 12, 1804,
on charges of arbitrary and oppressive conduct of trials
December 7, 1804–March 1, 1805
Acquitted

4. James H. Peck
Judge, U.S. district court, Western District of Tennessee
Impeached April 24, 1830,
on charges of abuse of the contempt power
April 26, 1830–January 31, 1831
Acquitted

5. West H. Humphreys
Judge, U.S. district court, Western District of Tennessee
Impeached May 6, 1862,
on charges of refusing to hold court and waging war against the U.S. Government
June 9, 1862–June 26, 1862
Found guilty; removed from office and disqualified from future office

6. Andrew Johnson
President of the United States
Impeached February 24, 1868,
on charges of violating the Tenure of Office Act by removing Secretary of War Edwin Stanton from office
February 25–May 26, 1868
Acquitted

7. Mark H. Delahay
Judge, U.S. district court, Kansas
Impeached February 28, 1873,
on charges of intoxication on the bench
No managers appointed No trial held Resigned prior to trial

8. William W. Belknap
U.S. Secretary of War
Impeached March 2, 1876,
on charges of criminal disregard for his office and accepting payments in exchange for making official appointments
March 3–August 1, 1876
Acquitted

9. Charles Swayne
Judge, U.S. district court, Northern District of Florida
Impeached December 13, 1904,
on charges of abuse of contempt power and other misuses of office
December 14, 1904–February 27, 1905
Acquitted

10. Robert W. Archbald
Associate judge, U.S. Commerce Court
Impeached July 11, 1912,
on charges of improper business relationship with litigants
July 13, 1912–January 13, 1913
Found guilty; removed from office and disqualified from future office

11. George W. English
Judge, U.S. district court, Eastern District of Illinois
Impeached April 1, 1926,
on charges of abuse of power
April 23–December 13, 1926
Resigned November 4, 1926; proceedings dismissed December 13, 1926

12. Harold Louderback
Judge, U.S. district court, Northern District of California
Impeached February 24, 1933,
on charges of favoritism in the appointment of bankruptcy receivers
May 15–24, 1933
Acquitted

13. Halsted L. Ritter
Judge, U.S. district court, Southern District of Florida
Impeached March 2, 1936,
on charges of favoritism in the appointment of bankruptcy receivers and practicing law as a sitting judge
March 10–April 17, 1936
Found guilty; removed from office

14. Harry E. Claiborne
Judge, U.S. district court of Nevada
Impeached July 22, 1986,
on charges of income tax evasion and of remaining on the bench following a criminal conviction
October 7–9,1986
Found guilty; removed from office

15. Alcee L. Hastings
Judge, U.S. district court, Southern District of Florida
Impeached August 3, 1988,
on charges of perjury and conspiring to solicit a bribe
October 18–20, 1989
Found guilty; removed from office

16. Walter L. Nixon
Judge, U.S. district court, Southern District of Mississippi
Impeached May 10, 1989,
on charges of perjury before a federal grand jury
November 1–3, 1989
Found guilty; removed from office

17. William J. Clinton
President of the United States
Impeached December 19, 1998,
on charges of lying under oath to a federal grand jury and obstruction of justice
January 7–February 12, 1999
Acquitted

18. Samuel B. Kent
Judge, U.S. district court for the Southern District of Texas
Impeached June 19, 2009,
on charges of sexual assault, obstructing and impeding an official proceeding, and making false and misleading statements
June 24–July 22, 2009
Resigned June 30, 2009
before the completion of the trial; H. Res. 661 ended the proceedings

19. G. Thomas Porteous, Jr.
Judge, U.S. district court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Impeached March 11, 2010,
on charges of accepting bribes and making false statements under penalty of perjury
December 7–8, 2010
Found guilty; removed from office and disqualified from holding future office

Footnotes

1See Cannon's Precedents, Volume 4 §467.

2The original impeachment manager resolution, H.Res. 402 (72nd Cong., 2nd sess.), was followed by H.Res. 70 (73rd Cong., 1st sess.) which added Randolph Perkins and Ulysses S. Guyer as managers to succeed Fiorello LaGuardia and Charles I. Sparks, who had left the House at the end of the 72nd Congress (1931–1933). With H.Res. 93 (73rd Cong., 1st sess.), Lawrence Lewis and James E. Major were added as managers and Malcom Tarver resigned as a manager. These changes all occurred before the commencement of the Senate trial.

3The original impeachment resolution, H.Res. 511 (100th Cong., 2nd sess.), was followed by H.Res. 12 (101st Cong., 1st sess.) which added Jack Brooks to succeed Peter W. Rodino, Jr. With H.Res. 69 (101st Cong, 1st sess.), Michael Synar replaced William (Don), Edwards. These changes all occurred before the commencement of the Senate trial.

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