Politicians Who Were Impeached

Apr 14, 2017 at 3:53 pm |

See what they got in trouble for!

With the news of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley’s resignation ahead of his impeachment trial, it’s a good time to look back on other other American political figures who were impeached. Dating all the way back unitl 1797, when United States Senator William Blount was removed from Congress, impeachment has been a powerful tool used to keep even the biggest of politicians honest. Learn more about those who’ve faced impeachment and what they did to bring it about.

White House intern Monica Lewinsky meeting President Bill Clinton

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See what they got in trouble for!

Check out our slideshow to learn about these naughty politicians!