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how impeachment works - holy kaw!


for no partisan reason whatsoever, vox is looking into the impeachment process. here’s the history of impeachment and how it works.full story at youtube.more great politics. posted by josh urich






duterte says he’s not intimidated by impeachment attempt


manila, philippines (ap) — the philippine president says he will not be intimidated by an impeachment complaint and threats of an international lawsuit for his anti-drug crackdown and added that he’d rather have criminals dead even in the “thousands or billions” if they threaten law enforcers than see his men killed.president rodrigo duterte said sunday he would only stop his crackdown, which has left thousands of drug suspects dead, if drug traffickers stop their trade. he warned anew that he has ordered policemen to shoot criminals who would threaten the lives of law enforcers.duterte said: “follow the law and we’re all right. drop the shabu (methamphetamine) and nobody will die tomorrow but i will not be intimidated and i shall not be stopped by just … what? international criminal court






the latest: governor's lawyers say impeachment not merited


montgomery, ala. — the latest on planned impeachment hearings against alabama gov. robert bentley (all times local):4:55 p.m.lawyers for alabama gov. robert bentley say he did nothing wrong and argued the unproven ethics accusations against him do not merit impeachment.bentley legal adviser david byrne argued thursday there was important context and explanations for the findings of the alabama ethics commission.for example, byrne said bentley loaned money to his campaign so he could pay legal bills. bentley is accused of improperly accepting a loan when he was not a candidate.the legal team for the embattled republican held a press conference thursday, a day after the alabama ethics commission found probable cause that he broke state ethics and campaign finance law.bentley lawyer ross garb






the latest: governor's lawyers say impeachment not merited


montgomery, ala. — the latest on planned impeachment hearings against alabama gov. robert bentley (all times local):4:55 p.m.lawyers for alabama gov. robert bentley say he did nothing wrong and argued the unproven ethics accusations against him do not merit impeachment.bentley legal adviser david byrne argued thursday there was important context and explanations for the findings of the alabama ethics commission.for example, byrne said bentley loaned money to his campaign so he could pay legal bills. the commission ruled bentley improperly accepted a loan when he was not a candidate.the legal team for the embattled republican held a press conference thursday, a day after the alabama ethics commission found probable cause that he broke state ethics and campaign finance law.bentley lawyer ros






rodrigo duterte faces impeachment complaint from philippine lawmaker


a philippines lawmaker filed an impeachment complaint against president rodrigo duterte, the highest-profile challenge yet as resistance builds against the firebrand leader. opposition politician gary alejano filed the complaint at the philippines house of representatives on thursday, accusing mr. duterte of corruption, violating the...






trump impeachment investigation backed by city of alameda


alameda — city of alameda leaders say they will back efforts by congresswoman barbara lee and others to get an investigation into the possible impeachment of president donald trump over his business dealings and other controversial actions.“we are not asking to impeach,” said councilman jim oddie, who along with vice-mayor malia vella put the resolution on the council’s tuesday agenda, saying the president’s alleged conflict-of-interests with his businesses could put him in violation of the constitution. “we are asking to investigate.”vella noted reports of russian government interference in the november election on behalf of trump, which she said made an investigation into possible impeachment both a local and national issue.“the allegations are serious and they undermine not only our sys






duterte says he’s not intimidated by impeachment attempt


manila, philippines (ap) — philippine president rodrigo duterte said sunday that he would not be intimidated by an impeachment complaint and threats of an international lawsuit for his anti-drug crackdown and added that he’d rather have criminals dead even in the “thousands or billions” if they threaten law enforcers than see his men killed.duterte said he would only stop his crackdown, which has left thousands of mostly poor drug suspects dead, if drug traffickers halt their trade. he warned anew that he has ordered policemen to shoot criminals who would threaten the lives of law enforcers.“follow the law and we’re all right. drop the shabu (methamphetamine) and nobody will die tomorrow but i will not be intimidated and i shall not be stopped by just … what? international criminal court?






duterte says he's not intimidated by impeachment attempt


manila, philippines — philippine president rodrigo duterte said sunday that he would not be intimidated by an impeachment complaint and threats of an international lawsuit for his anti-drug crackdown and added that he'd rather have criminals dead even in the "thousands or billions" if they threaten law enforcers than see his men killed.duterte said he would only stop his crackdown, which has left thousands of mostly poor drug suspects dead, if drug traffickers halt their trade. he warned anew that he has ordered policemen to shoot criminals who would threaten the lives of law enforcers."follow the law and we're all right. drop the shabu (methamphetamine) and nobody will die tomorrow but i will not be intimidated and i shall not be stopped by just ... what? international criminal court? imp






rodrigo duterte faces impeachment complaint from philippine lawmaker


manila—a philippine lawmaker filed an impeachment complaint against president rodrigo duterte, alleging corruption and citing the thousands of extrajudicial killings that have occurred during his antidrug crackdown. the bid, however, faces an uphill battle because the president’s allies hold an overwhelming majority in congress.rep. gary alejano says the complaint he filed in the house of representatives on thursday alleges...






south korea's president is removed from office as court upholds her impeachment


after months of political wrangling, legal drama and historic protests, a court has removed south korean president park geun-hye from office.the constitutional court that weighed her fate announced friday its confirmation of the embattled leader’s impeachment in december by the national assembly — a ruling that could lead to her criminal prosecution.south koreans anxiously awaited the decision, which was broadcast live on televisions across the nation. lee jungmi, the acting chief judge, said the panel unanimously agreed that park “violated the duty to safeguard the nation.”“the respondent, president park geun-hye, is expelled,” she said. “we all agree that this is a matter of safeguarding the constitution. therefore there is no other choice than to decide the verdict.”in recent weeks, nat






falsely accusing obama of wiretapping ‘qualifies as an impeachable offense’


harvard law professor lawrence tribe pointed out on tuesday that president donald trump could face impeachment if he lied when he claimed president barack obama had personally ordered surveillance of his phones during the 2016 presidential campaign.on msnbc’s morning joe broadcast on tuesday, george washington university law school professor jonathan turley opined that trump could not be impeached for making false claims about the former president because the comments were made on twitter.“there’s no penalty to the president for bad tweets,” turley said. “[twitter] postdated the [u.s. constitution’s] impeachment clause. so, there’s no impeachment for bad tweets.”tribe quickly disagreed with turley on twitter.1/on @[email protected] says trump’s false claim that 44 wiretapped him cdn’t






falsely accusing obama of wiretapping ‘qualifies as an impeachable offense’


harvard law professor lawrence tribe pointed out on tuesday that president donald trump could face impeachment if he lied when he claimed president barack obama had personally ordered surveillance of his phones during the 2016 presidential campaign.on msnbc’s morning joe broadcast on tuesday, george washington university law school professor jonathan turley opined that trump could not be impeach for making false claims about the former president because the comments were made on twitter. “there’s no penalty to the president for bad tweets,” turley said. “[twitter] postdated the [u.s. constitution’s] impeachment clause. so, there’s no impeachment for bad tweets.”tribe quickly disagreed with turley on twitter.1/on @[email protected] says trump's false claim that 44 wiretapped him cdn't b






alameda to consider impeachment resolution of trump – the mercury news


alameda — the city of alameda will consider a resolution tuesday calling for the impeachment of president donald trump over his alleged interactions with russian officials and business dealings.last month, the city of richmond unanimously backed a similar resolution, which activists say made it the first city in the nation to support steps that could lead to trump’s impeachment.“our motivation is to absolutely preserve our democracy,” said katie cameron of alameda4impeachment, a group of residents who are spearheading the effort.the city council will take up the issue on tuesday.cameron noted that an impeachment would not necessarily mean trump’s removal from office. but it would allow legislatures to lay out formal charges, which can then be reviewed in a public hearing, she said.accordin






alabama gov. robert bentley calls impeachment process unfair, seeks to block pot


share storyby the associated pressthe associated pressmontgomery, ala. (ap) — alabama gov. robert bentley calls impeachment process unfair, seeks to block potentially embarrassing report on scandal.the associated presscustom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings.thanks for signing up!






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 2 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 15513 connect 1 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.two people died in skirmishes that broke out following the






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 2 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 15841 connect 1 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.two people died in skirmishes that broke out following the






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 2 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 14912 connectlinkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.two people died in skirmishes that broke out following the ve






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 2 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 14237 connectlinkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.two people died in skirmishes that broke out following the ve






the latest: alabama impeachment hearing schedule released


montgomery, ala. — the latest on planned impeachment hearings against alabama gov. robert bentley (all times local):4:10 p.m.alabama lawmakers have announced a schedule for impeachment hearings against gov. robert bentley.house judiciary committee chairman mike jones told lawmakers that it was "time to put this in front of us."the committee, after hearing arguments and testimony, will make a recommendation to the full house of representatives over whether bentley committed any impeachable offenses.the hearings will begin monday and last through the week. under the announced schedule, the committee would vote on april 14.the announcement came a day after the alabama ethics commission found probable cause that bentley violated state ethics and campaign finance law.bentley has maintained he h






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 2 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 16729 connect 1 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.two people died in skirmishes that broke out following the






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18465 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18280 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18340 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18331 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18571 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18529 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18496 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18660 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18689 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18624 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18416 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 3 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 18351 connect 2 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.according to multiple reports, at least three people died






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 2 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 16541 connect 1 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.two people died in skirmishes that broke out following the






south korea upholds impeachment of president park geun-hye; 2 dead


closeskip in skipxembedxshare park has become south korea's first democratically elected leader to be forced from office. usa todaysupporters of impeached south korean president park geun-hye, clash with policemen as they attempt to pass the barricade of police buses towards the constitutional court in protest after the court's ruling on the impeachment of south korean president park geun-hye near the constitutional court in seoul, south korea, march 10, 2017.(photo: jeon heon-kyun, epa) 16194 connect 1 linkedinemailmoresouth korea’s constitution court ruled to uphold the impeachment of president park geun-hye on friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.two people died in skirmishes that broke out following the






falsely accusing obama of wiretapping ‘qualifies as an impeachable offense’


facebook, trump news, u.s. newslaw prof. lawrence tribe: falsely accusing obama of wiretapping ‘qualifies as an impeachable offense’david edwards07 mar 2017 at 10:31 etharvard law professor lawrence tribe pointed out on tuesday that president donald trump could face impeachment if he lied when he claimed president barack obama had personally ordered surveillance of his phones during the 2016 presidential campaign.on msnbc’s morning joe broadcast on tuesday, george washington university law school professor jonathan turley opined that trump could not be impeached for making false claims about the former president because the comments were made on twitter.“there’s no penalty to the president for bad tweets,” turley said. “[twitter] postdated the [u.s. constitution’s] impeachment clause. so,






gop must ‘find some backbone’ to investigate trump before impeachment can start


after only thirty days into the presidency of donald trump, some democrats are already talking about impeachment as each day there are more indications the president may be violating the constitution’s emoluments clause. however, other democrats are warning to go slow as investigations into russian involvement in the president’s campaign proceed.speaking with politico, those democrats are urging caution, saying throwing around words like “impeachment” at this early date may only harden support for trump whose administration is reeling at the moment and could use a boost.“we need to assemble all of the facts, and right now there are a lot of questions about the president’s personal, financial, and political ties with the russian government before the election, but also whether there were an






philippe coutinho signs new long-term contract with liverpool | liverpool fc


by liverpool fc staff on wed, jan 25, 2017 at 9:43am1,756share this:liverpool fc can announce philippe coutinho signed a new long-term contract with the club.the 24-year-old has committed his future to the reds on wednesday by penning the fresh deal at melwood, the terms of which will come into effect from july 1, 2017.coutinho has been at anfield for four years following his transfer from inter milan in january 2013, during which time he has established himself as one of the most impressive performers in the premier league, scoring 34 goals in his 163 liverpool appearances to date.“i would like to thank everybody at the club, first of all,” the brazilian forward told liverpoolfc.com upon signing his contract. “i am very happy to sign a new contract here. it is a club that i am very grate