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Response to drray23 (Original post)

Wed Jul 24, 2019, 10:08 PM

14. the Constitution provides a way to convict a President

The Department of Justice is a part of the Executive Branch, which is headed by the President. That alone makes it a problem for a DOJ employee to indict a President. An indictment would have the body attacking the head. An indictment would mean a trial. Which court? If convicted, who arrests?

The U.S. Constitution says that the House has the sole power of impeachment and the Senate has the power to try such impeachments, with removal from office upon conviction. It does not provide for a part of the Executive Branch to remove a President from office.

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