The same act committed with a criminal motive would be impeachable, which without it would be of a nature not to admit of it.
If that act were repealed, he said, the election of every officer of a corporation would be impeachable.
Let him doubt, if he can, of the impeachable nature of the offence which was charged upon the President.
Subversive of the rights of defence, which belong to an accused and impeachable officer.
The managers of the impeachment were far from consistent in their conception of the nature of impeachable offenses.
The President of the United States is impeachable at any time during his continuance in office.
Treason and bribery, specifically named in the Constitution as impeachable offenses, were also indictable.
And in Delaware and Virginia he is not impeachable till out of office.