Hastings Impeachment Debate

The beginning of the impeachment of Judge Hastings is illustrated. Shown are the formal reading of the Articles of Impeachment against… read more

The beginning of the impeachment of Judge Hastings is illustrated. Shown are the formal reading of the Articles of Impeachment against Hastings as presented by Representative Rodino. This is followed by the Senate taking an oath to conduct the trial of the impeachment. This swearing in of the Senate is conducted by Senator Proxmire, the acting President Pro Tempore. Senator Byrd makes a motion that the impeachment trial be postponed until the next Congress. He argues that not enough time is left in this Congress to conduct a fair hearing. The motion is passed. close

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Hastings Impeachment Debate

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Program ID:
3943-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
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Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 10, 1988

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  • Aug 10, 1988 | 4:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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