Miller Center resources offer critical perspective on impeachment
A practical path to disqualify Donald Trump
"What America just experienced was an assault by enemies at home who, while claiming to be patriots, sought to override and thus overthrow the Constitution’s procedures for electing a president," writes the Miller Center's Philip Zelikow. When compared to impeachment, he says, the 14th Amendment offers an appropriate and more realistic remedy.
Assault on the Capitol
Assessing the strength of the legal arguments made against Trump
Melody Barnes, co-director of UVA's Democracy Initiative, is interviewed on PBS NewsHour
William Antholis on the second impeachment of Donald Trump
Miller Center Director William Antholis talks about the impeachment process on Crime Story
What happens to Trump's grip on the GOP following two impeachments?
Barbara Perry puts Trump's presidency into context on NPR's Politics With Amy Walter
5 questions about Trump's second impeachment
Barbara Perry, Gerald L. Baliles Professor and director of presidential studies at the Miller Center looks at the historic January 13, 2021 vote to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time.
The Ukraine impeachment
Watch: What will history say?
The Miller Center's Guian McKee steps back to look at the Trump impeachment episode through the eyes of a historian
James Madison and today's presidency
Miller Center Senior Fellow Saikrishna Prakash discusses impeachment on the National Constitution Center's podcast
Watch: Watergate and the Trump impeachment inquiry
The Miller Center's Ken Hughes, an expert on Watergate and the Nixon presidency, compares 1974 to 2019
The Miller Center's Watergate resources add valuable perspective to our most infamous presidential scandal
The Clinton impeachment
The Clinton impeachment and its fallout
Nothing so captured the attention of the American public since Watergate, writes the Miller Center's Russell Riley
‘Was Monica Lewinsky going to testify?’
Then a member of Sen. Edward Kennedy's staff, the Miller Center's Melody Barnes remembers the elephant in the room during the Clinton impeachment proceedings
‘They had their minds made up’
Nicholas Katzenbach, attorney general during the Johnson administration, reflects on his role in the Clinton impeachment
Impeachment's early history
Impeachment in the 1780s
For the Founders writing the Constitution, impeachment was always a critical issue
‘It will connect itself to pre-existing factions’
In Federalist LXV, Alexander Hamilton assesses the Senate's role in impeachment as he argues for the adoption of the Constitution
Jackson: Censured but not impeached
When President Andrew Jackson defied Congress, the opposing Whigs didn't have the power to impeach. They did this instead.
‘My faith in the Constitution is whole’
July 25, 1974: Rep. Barbara Jordan's landmark speech during the House Judiciary Committee hearings ties Watergate to the Constitution and captures the scandal's meaning