“I guess that means that they, along with all of those that evilly ‘Colluded’ with them, must all be immediately Impeached!” tweeted the president.
Trump also described Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah as “a fool” in a tweet, launching the hashtag “#IMPEACHMITTROMNEY.”
How would this happen? Could this happen?The conventional argument is that no, House members and senators cannot be impeached. That’s true for the most part – even though the House did impeach Tennessee Sen. William Blount – twice – in the 18th Century. But we’ll come back to that in a minute.
There’s no mechanism in the Constitution for a voter “recall” as is possible for some state officeholders. The president, vice president, House and Senate members serve a fixed term. However, Article I, Section 5 of the Constitution grants the House and Senate authority to “punish its Members for disorderly Behaviour, and, with the Concurrence of two thirds, expel a Member.”