Today in Legal History: First Presidential Veto

George Washington was the first president to use his veto power.  On April 5, 1792, he vetoed a bill regarding apportioning representatives in the House which would have increased the number of seats for northern states.
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Today in Legal History: Clinton Impeached

On December 19, 1998 the House of Representatives approved two articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton, charging him with lying under oath to a federal grand jury and obstructing justice. He was eventually acquitted on both and served his full term.

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