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If Donald J. Trump is impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, how many articles of impeachment will be brought to the U.S. Senate?
Andrew Johnson had 11 articles of impeachment referred to the Senate, while Bill Clinton had 2 articles of impeachment that survived a House vote.
Donald J. Trump likes to go big or go home (or, possibly in this case, go big and go home). There seem to be several different lines of inquiry that could possibly generate articles of impeachment.
If President Trump is impeached by the House, how many articles of impeachment will be formally referred to the Senate?
Formal passage of articles of impeachment is all that is required, and the number of those articles count for resolution even if for whatever reason the Senate declines to take up the referral.
This question will resolve as ambiguous if Trump is not impeached by the House of Representatives at any time by the time that he first leaves the office of the Presidency. (The question is not intended to cover possible impeachment proceedings that occur after Trump leaves office and returns to office.)
If there are multiple occasions on which the House refers articles of impeachment to the Senate, the relevant number will be the number of the first set of articles of impeachment that are referred.
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