They were close to impeachment

Only two presidents of the united states before Donald Trump has been accused of high treason and brought to a rigsret. Bill Clinton in 1999 and the country'

They were close to impeachment

Only two presidents of the united states before Donald Trump has been accused of high treason and brought to a rigsret.

Bill Clinton in 1999 and the country's 17. president, Andrew Johnson in 1868.

But just because the trap is not applauded, then several presidents have been close to a humiliating impeachment.

Here are some of the lucky ones who escaped with fright.

In 2013, considered Barack Obama a military attack in Syria after the country's president, Bashar al-Assad, had subjected its own citizens for the poison gas. According to the newspaper the New York Times gave president Obama these plans, as several republican members of the House of Representatives threatened with an impeachment.

An untenable report on Saddam Hussein's nuclear weapons and the president's inadequate response to hurricane Katrina in New Orleans were just two of the incidents that got the democratic party to consider an impeachment against the 'young' Bush.

When the first president Bush in 1990, sent american troops into Kuwait, threatened democratic members of congress 'impeachment' - a impeachment. The war in Kuwait was, however, quickly over, so rigsretssagen was at threat.

When the USA's 33. the president briefly nationalized all U.S. steel mills in 1952, threatened his republican opponents of impeachment.

It was the sale of arms to Iran and the invasion of Grenada in 1983, who got the democratic party to threaten with impeachment.

Updated Date: 19 December 2019, 08:00

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