But it is not the public - at least not directly - that ultimately decides
this matter. Our Constitution bestows that power on the House of
Representatives. In his commentary on the executive power,
Alexander Hamilton described impeachment as one of those
constitutional features that distinguishes our presidency from
monarchy. Quite simply, a president, unlike a king, must be
accountable to others. We might say that republican government
partially rests on the assumption that all leaders, regardless of
their office, should be responsible to someone else for their
actions. With that in mind, let us consider this matter with the proper
judgment and discernment.
Thoughts on Why President Clinton Should Resign
A biblical overview of principles of leadership, a biblical response
to authority by all Christians, moral requirements to exercise
leadership, and John Piper's view that President Clinton is unfit to
hold the highest elected office and should resign.
So, so sorry: What apologies can do and what they can't
What's the big deal about how Mr. Clinton says "I'm sorry"
for the Monica Lewinsky affair?
This Isn't Watergate?
Is this scandal similar to Watergate? The 1974 Watergate
hearings were the last time the House of Representatives moved to
impeach a president.
Jean Bethke Elshtain
Many are saying that we should not judge the president. Are there
not appropriate circumstances and ways to judge? Do we not all
have to make appropriate judgements to function properly?
Does Character Matter?
This article considers the importance of character in leadership.
The Real Character of the Executive (Federalist No. 69)
Hamilton describes the nature of the American presidency as laid
out in the Constitution. He compares it with British monarchy. The
power of impeachment is brought up as a key difference between
Articles of Impeachment
Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives
These are the Articles of Impeachment brought against Richard
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