The New York Times has a strange definition of impeachment. My exchange with the public editor follows.
Mr. DougJson, thanks for writing. President Clinton was impeached in the House of Representatives, but not in the Senate, where Mr. Lieberman represents the State of Connecticut.
I hope this helps your understanding.
Office of the Public Editor
The New York Times
Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2011 10:50 PM
To: nytimes, public
Subject: you won’t reply, will you?
I don’t suppose you will reply about the inaccuracy in David Brooks’
column today, will you?
“Long before there was an Obamacare debate or the “don’t ask, don’t tell” repeal, Lieberman played an important role in saving Bill Clinton from impeachment. As momentum for impeachment was growing, Lieberman gave a crucial speech on the Senate floor that scolded Clinton for his behavior but resolutely opposed removing him from office.”
Clinton was impeached. “Impeachment” refers to the trial in the Senate, which did take place. Here are the relevant parts of the constitution
I know that you won’t reply so I don’t know why I am bothering.
Why did you take this job in the first place since you never actually read any of the emails people send you?