Jan 7, 2020
A Non-Partisan Guide to Impeachment
Is it possible to have a non-partisan discussion about impeachment? Former Circuit Judge John Franke believes the answer is “yes,” and will ring in the New Year with a cheerful look at the ultimate check and balance given to us by our Constitution. The President cannot fire Congress; why is it that Congress has the power to send the President packing? In what ways is an impeachment quite different than a criminal proceeding? What should we expect of our elected representatives in what has been a highly partisan process? We will have a highly non-partisan discussion about the history and development of our impeachment procedures and consider why an impeachment need not so divide us.