It started in 1998, when the Republicans made the midterms a referendum on their bid to impeach Bill Clinton.
A few weeks ago, the Iranian parliament, again, of course, handpicked by Khamenei, was ready to impeach the impudent Mohallel.
In the 1960s, billboards in conservative parts of the country urged, “impeach Earl Warren,” the liberal chief justice.
The House of Representatives may impeach federal judges for “treason, bribery, or high crimes or misdemeanors.”
Theoretically, the House could impeach and the Senate could convict Bybee for his behavior as an assistant attorney general.
Do not think, however, that in making this observation I intend to impeach the character of Philip van Artevelde himself.
In February, 1868, the House of Representatives voted to impeach him.
I impeach him in the name of all the Commons of Great Britain, whose national character he has dishonoured.
In truth we impeach the goodness of Him who was the author of the institution.
The attempts afterwards to impeach this verdict and introduce another cause of death do not seem to be successful.
late 14c., "to impede, hinder, prevent," from Anglo-French empecher, Old French empeechier "hinder" (12c., Modern French empêcher), from Late Latin impedicare "to fetter, catch, entangle," from assimilated form of in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + Latin pedica "shackle," from pes (genitive pedis) "foot." Sense of "accuse a public officer of misconduct" first recorded 1560s, perhaps via confusion with Latin impetere "attack, accuse." Related: Impeached; impeaching.