Case Study: Can Congress Impeach President Rump

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The issue in the case is the following: can Congress impeach President Rump after convicting President Rump of failing to file income taxes and for bringing disrepute to the office of the presidency? The holding in the case is that Congress has the power to impeach President Rump “for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors” as stated in Article II, Sec. 4 of the Constitution. The court has no finding. This case raises a procedural issue, implied from Article III of the Constitution. The specific procedural issue raised was the political question doctrine. The political question doctrine states: when a power is committed to a branch of government by the Constitution, and committed firmly and unambiguously,

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