Members of the House and the Senate ARE OFFICERS and SUBJECT TO IMPEACHMENT

I recently came across a rather curious piece of Congressional garbage. The House has been dodging responsibility since the get-go: “Blount’s (1797) impeachment trial—the first ever conducted—established the principle that Members of Congress and Senators were not “Civil Officers” under the Constitution, and accordingly, they could only be removed from office by a two-thirds vote […]