impeach :


To impeach a public official is to bring formal charges against him or her. It is not, as many people suppose, to remove the charged official from office. Impeachment must be followed by a formal trial and conviction to achieve that result.A source you would never think of accusing of any wrongdoing is “unimpeachable.”

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  • v  challenge the honesty or veracity of
    the lawyers tried to impeach the credibility of the witnesses
  • v  charge (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor committed while in office
    The President was impeached
  • v  bring an accusation against; level a charge against
News & Articles

  • Formal Call to Impeach John Swallow
    (KUTV) There is a formal call to impeach or launch investigative proceedings against Utah Attorney General John Swallow. State Rep. Brian King, a Democrat, sent an email to every member of the Utah House, with his proposed resolution. The resolution notes Swallow is facing multiple investigations and that allegations suggest a culture which tolerates conflicts of interest in the Attorney ...
    June 17, 2013 - KUTV Salt Lake City
  • Swallow’s attorneys say Legislature lacks basis to impeach attorney general
    Swallow’s attorneys say Legislature lacks basis to impeach attorney general by Robert Gehrke The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 14, 2013 10:46PM MDT Lawyers representing John Swallow are arguing that the Legislature has no basis to impeach Utah’s attorney general and that doing so would be caving to “media innuendos and distortions” based on untrustworthy sources. “We believe this is the time ...
    June 15, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Swallow to legislature: You don’t have the authority to impeach me
    SALT LAKE CITY – John Swallow reportedly sent a letter to the Utah Legislature, claiming that impeaching him would be...
    June 15, 2013 - FOX 13 Utah