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Old 04-19-2007, 02:09 PM
Blalron Blalron is offline
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Can an Attorney General be impeached?

Without touching on current events, I'd like to know whether the Attorney General can be removed from office by Congress, or if only the President can remove him.
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Old 04-19-2007, 02:13 PM
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Yes, Cabinet officers can be impeached.
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Old 04-19-2007, 03:27 PM
John Mace John Mace is offline
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Yep. Article II, section 4:

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The President, Vice President and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.
Emphasis added.
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Old 04-20-2007, 11:40 PM
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Thread from last month on topic: Has a U.S. federal Cabinet Secretary ever been impeached?
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