What Role Does the Senate Have in the Impeachment Process?


According to the Constitution, the Senate has the power to try impeachments. During a trial, the Senate Chamber is the courtroom with the Senate as both judge and jury. To convict, two-thirds of the Senate must vote as such.
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The Senate holds the impeachment trial, serving as jury &
The Senate in the impeachment process. The Senate acts as the jury in that it decides whether the accused is guilty or not guilty. A two-thirds majority is necessary for conviction.
In a presidential impeachment: 1. The House of Representatives indicts the President. 2. The Senate is the Jury, and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court presides over the trial.
For most major government positions, including Judges, Ambassadors, and Department heads, the Constitution requires that the Senate give advise and consent to the President on all
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