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Correct Option is 1 and 2

America has adopted a Presidential form of government, in which the people directly elect the executive President. Grounds for impeachment Treason, Bribery, High Crimes of Misdemeanor. No system of impeachment for violation of the Constitution, unlike the Indian Constitution. Process of impeachment 1. Charges will be leveled against the President in the House of Representatives 2. It has to be passed by 2/3rd majority 3. Senate will be the investigating house 4. In this process, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of USA will be the presiding officer 5. If convicted, he can be removed only when 2/3rd members of the Senate pass a resolution in this context Three presidents have been impeached in U.S. history Andrew Johnson in 1868, Bill Clinton in 1998, and Donald Trump in 2019. Johnson, Clinton, and Trump were not removed from the office. Hence statements 1 and 2 are correct and statements 3 and 4 are incorrect.

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