Limited Government

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Limited Government Clinton Impeached

December 19, 1998 President William Clinton was impeached on charges of perjury (lying under oath) and obstruction of justice.President Clinton had been undergoing an investigation of an alleged inappropriate relationship with a white house intern, Monica Lewinski

How is This Limited Government?This example demonstrates that even the President is not above the law and is subject to the scrutiny of the Legislative Branch and the People wrong doing.

The House impeached Clinton, however the Senate latter acquitted . He was ordered by a federal judge to pay a $90, 000 fine for his willful failure to testify truthfully.

I did not have sexual realtions with that woman

Furthermore it illustrates the procedures for legal proceedings of an executive member accused of wrong doing.

Clinton was also disciplined by the Arkansas Supreme Court and was put on a five-year suspension

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