As reported in the prior post, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH-10) is going to bring H.Res.333, “Articles of Impeachment against the Vice President,” to a vote in the House of Representatives today as a “privileged resolution.” Such measures require Congressional action within two days. The resolution, co-sponsored by 21 other representatives,* calls for Dick Cheney’s impeachment on the grounds that the Vice President
- purposely manipulated the intelligence process to deceive the citizens and Congress of the United States by fabricating a threat of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction,
- purposely manipulated the intelligence process to deceive the citizens and Congress of the United States about an alleged relationship between Iraq and al Qaeda, and
- openly threatened aggression against the Republic of Iran absent any real threat to the United States, in contravention of Article II, Section 4 of the UN Charter, to which the United States is bound by treaty.