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Constitutional FAQ Answer #127

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Q127. "Can a president be impeached during a war?"

A. Looking at the Constitution, there are several places where impeachment and war are mentioned (impeachment in Article 1, Sections 2 and 3, Article 2, Sections 2 and 4, and in Article 3, Section 2; war in Article 1, Section 8 and Article 2, Section 2). Reading just these parts, it is clear that there is no provision that stops impeachment during wartime. There is no constitutional bar to impeachment during wartime. There may be political or social blocks to impeachment in wartime, though, but these are outside the purview of this site.

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