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The origins of impeachment

Jan 16, 2020 - The Boston Globe

ABSTRACT

The House is poised to send the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate. But if some Framers had their way, the House would be sending them to the Supreme Court.

BODY

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has set the schedule for the trial.

If some framers of the Constitution had gotten their way, the presidential impeachment drama playing out in Congress would be different, including allowing judges rather than lawmakers to h...