"Five Myths About Impeachment"

August 04, 2014

Forty years ago this week, Richard Nixon resigned to avoid his likely impeachment by the U.S. House of Representatives. Noting the anniversary, Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law, explains five myths about impeachments in The Washington Post, including his thoughts on current threats against President Barack Obama. Professor Turley has previously testified in Congress about impeachment and served as lead defense counsel for Judge Thomas Porteous at his 2010 U.S. Senate impeachment trial.