During the presidency of George W. Bush
, several American politicians sought to either investigate Bush for allegedly impeachable offenses, or to bring actual impeachment charges on the floor of the United States House of Representatives
. The most significant of these efforts occurred on June 10, 2008, when Congressman Dennis Kucinich
, along with co-sponsor Robert Wexler
, introduced 35 articles of impeachment
Bush's presidency ended on January 20, 2009 with the completion of his second term in office (two being the maximum amount of terms allowed by the constitution
), rendering impeachment efforts moot.
Kucinich/Wexler impeachment articles
The Kucinich/Wexler impeachment resolution contained 35 articles covering the Iraq war, the Valerie Plame affair, creating a case for war with Iran, capture and treatment of prisoners of war, spying and or wiretapping inside the United States, use of signing statements, failing to Comply with Congressional Subpoenas, the 2004 elections, medicare, Hurricane Katrina, global warming, and 9/11.
The 2003 invasion of Iraq was the most substantial portion of the articles of... Read More