The Constitution Of The United States Essay

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The constitution in America gives to the Congress the important power of impeachment of high-level federal officials, including the President of the United States. “Without a doubt, impeachment of a sitting president is one of the most serious acts the Congress can undertake.” (Dr. Routh Fall-2015.) Many believe a call for the President of the United States George W. Bush to be Impeached, much less prosecuted criminally, along with Vice President Dick Cheney, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) George Tenet, then National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of State Colin Powell, because they flagrantly disregard the constitution of the United States and the rule of law.. Voices are raised
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 administration
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issues.bTthey accuse this administration of permeating acts of terror upon innocents, such as detaining combatants with no habeas corpus, creating black cites and crafting enhanced interrogations, the latter, they report as torture, used by the Bush administration. Their rallying point is the rule of law and the constitution of the United States; as being abused by this administration, whilst, they veil their abuses under the guise of national security. On the other side of this argument, others, believe President Bush’s policies, including the use of torture or “enhanced interrogation”, indefinite detention without charge,…

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