ELI5: Explain Like I'm 5


Impeachment is like when a parent tells a child that they did something bad and now they have to be punished. Impeachment is when the people in charge of our government (like Congress) decide that the President or other important officials did something so wrong that they need to be removed from their position. Usually, people get impeached if they did something illegal, like taking money that doesn't belong to them or if they said something that is wrong or bad.
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