This month, history was made when Donald J. Trump became the third U.S. president to be impeached by the House of Representatives. However, contrary to popular misunderstanding, impeachment does not necessarily mean Trump will be removed from office.
Confused about how it all works? Keep reading for a step-by-step guide to impeachment through the lens of the recent Trump inquiry.
What Is Impeachment?
Impeachment was included by the framers of the U.S. Constitution as a way to protect the young nation from corrupt and tyrannical leadership. As laid out in Article II, Section 4…