Those who want President Trump out of office should forget about the 25th Amendment; it won’t work as they hope or believe. The amendment is a complex law that – by design – is very hard to use.
Politics have pervaded the debate about whether Congress should impeach President Trump. One legal scholar says that whether to impeach – or not – should not be viewed as a political question.
The full report on the special counsel's Trump investigation has now been made public. As people, Congress and prosecutors nationwide dig into Mueller's findings, here are three key issues to watch.
As the special counsel's investigation of Trump turns into a partisan battle in Congress, here are four key issues to follow.
Legally, a person can obstruct justice even if he committed no other crime – though it is harder to prove. It all depends on the intent behind pressuring investigators, say, or firing an FBI director.
Democrats control the House and could impeach Trump if they wanted. But removing the president from office is in the hands of the Senate -- which is still dominated by Republicans.
American military personnel must pass a fitness for duty exam before they serve. Nuclear weapons handlers undergo a rigorous screening process. Shouldn't the president also undergo such exams?
If the Democrats get close to retaking the House of Representatives in the midterm elections, the odds of impeachment are high. But the Senate remains problematic.
US law says the president can't be indicted, an echo of ancient Roman law. The efforts Roman leader Julius Caesar made to maintain his immunity is a cautionary tale for America's political system.
The claim of "resistance" inside the White House offers the possibility of government by Trump appointees who prefer to keep their positions rather than publicly denounce a man they disapprove of.
The allegations raised in a book on the Trump administration by Bob Woodward and an anonymous op-ed would be enough to get most CEOs fired.
An expert argues why the anonymous op-ed in The New York Times can hardly be considered an act of civil disobedience and why it might make things even worse in the Trump administration.
The US Constitution allows the president to be removed from power if his vice president and Cabinet decide that he cannot discharge the duties of his office.
Trump's former personal lawyer broke two laws that control political spending, both passed after major election scandals. President Roosevelt survived his campaign's misdeeds. Nixon did not.
Third in the Oxford-style debate series, this article argues against the motion that “the impact reflected by Trump is here to stay” by focusing on the transitory nature of his presidency.
The president won't be removed from office until Republicans in the House decide to support the idea – or the midterms hand the Democrats more seats.
Not a day passes without fresh speculation about the possible impeachment of Donald Trump, but history indicates that – barring a dramatic turn of events – he is likely to serve out his first term.
A historian looks back at Andrew Johnson's unlikely and unsuccessful presidency and why he wasn't cut out for the job.
What if impeaching the president meant the White House would switch parties? It was an ethical question Democrats faced in the 1970s.
South Africa's ruling ANC has a new leader - Cyril Ramaphosa. But this doesn't mean that the country is out of the woods. Political instability remains a real possibility.