In 1868, Andrew Johnson became the first of only two U.S. presidents to be impeached (the second, Bill Clinton, would not be impeached until 130 years later). Neither was removed from office.
Johnson’s case is fascinating in many respects, not least because a mere three days passed between his commission of an impeachable offense and the House of Representatives’ passing a resolution to impeach him. Snopes.com’s Dan Evon has the full story.
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