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What are articles of impeachment?

The process for dealing with a president or other federal elected official who abuses their office is spelled out broadly in the Constitution.

The surprising history of impeachment and what it means for Trump

As Democrats try to square growing calls for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump with hesitation from party leadership -- and the political reality of a Republican-controlled Senate -- it's worth understanding what's behind the concept of impeachment and why it should or shouldn't apply to Trump.