Are you sure you want to delete this answer? Yes Sorry, something has gone wrong. It is apparent to me from all the answers so far that not only are people woefully ignorant as to the functioning of government, but also that they cannot be bothered to take the few minutes required to research what "impeachment" means. An impeachment of a public official, including, but not limited to, the president, is simply an indictment, an accusation, that is made by the House of Representatives.
President About President Clinton: Clinton easily won re-election in over Republican Bob Dole, despite several ongoing controversies. Born in Hope, Arkansas, on August 19,Clinton never knew his natural father. He had been killed in a car accident three months before his birth.
Inhis mother married a car salesman who turned out to be a violent alcoholic that sometimes physically abused her. Inwhile he was a senior in high school, Bill Clinton traveled to Washington, D. Kennedy, an event that became one of the most memorable of his youth and which sparked an early interest in entering politics.
William Fulbright, an outspoken critic of the Vietnam War. After college, Clinton won a Rhodes Scholarship and studied government at Oxford University beginning in October Clinton was eligible for the U. He went home in July but managed to obtain a draft deferment after signing up for the ROTC program at the University of Arkansas, promising to actually enroll later in the year.
In the meantime, he returned to England where he attended demonstrations against the Vietnam War staged at the American Embassy in London. It resulted in a very high number for Clinton, indicating he would never be drafted. Clinton then sent a letter back to Arkansas stating that the idea of joining the ROTC had been an "objectionable compromise" and that he was no longer interested in joining.
Bill and Hillary were active politically, working on George McGovern's unsuccessful presidential campaign.
After Yale, Clinton returned to Arkansas to teach law at the University of Arkansas, while contemplating a career in politics.
He took the plunge in and ran unsuccessfully for the U. Congress, losing by just votes. Hillary, meanwhile, had gone to Washington, D. The staff produced a document titled "Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment.
The following year, Bill Clinton was elected Attorney General of Arkansas, a springboard to his eventual run for governor. Inyear-old Bill Clinton became the youngest governor in the U.
However, he lost his bid for re-election in after alienating business leaders and social conservatives with his ambitious, reform-minded agenda. Two years later, Clinton successfully portrayed himself as a changed politician and won the election. He then became chairman of the National Governors' Association.
As a Democratic presidential candidate inClinton successfully fended off nagging allegations of marital infidelity, pot smoking, and draft dodging.
He was elected President with 43 percent of the popular vote, becoming, at age 46, the youngest President since John F. After his election, Clinton promised to lead "the most ethical administration in history.An Overview of the Impeachment Proceedings of William J.
Clinton The impeachment trial of President Clinton originated from a civil lawsuit filed in by Paula Jones. Impeachment of Bill Clinton Essay - President Bill Clinton began an affair with Monica Lewinsky, a White House intern, in Later in , when confronted with questions in regards to an affair with Monica Lewinsky, Clinton lied under oath in front of a grand jury.
In , Bill Clinton became the 42nd president of the United States, defeating George Bush. Bill Clinton was the first President born after World War II and the youngest since John F. Kennedy. He is the second president in United States history to be impeached.
His impeachment was the consequence of . The following year, Bill Clinton was elected Attorney General of Arkansas, a springboard to his eventual run for governor.
The Clintons now moved to Little Rock where Hillary took a job with the Rose Law Firm, becoming the firm's first woman attorney. In , year . An Overview of the Impeachment Proceedings of William J.
Clinton The impeachment trial of President Clinton originated from a civil lawsuit filed in by Paula Jones. Jones alleged that in Governor Clinton asked a state trooper to bring her up to his room at Excelsior Hotel, where she alleged he dropped his trousers and asked her to "kiss it" (Chronology of the Paula Jones Case, BBC, January, .
Dec 20, · A second article of impeachment, charging Mr. Clinton with obstruction of justice, passed on a narrower vote of to It accused him of .