THE remaining powers which the plan of the convention allots to the Senate, in a distinct capacity, are comprised in their participation with the executive in the appointment to offices, and in their judicial character as a court for the trial of impeachments. As in the business of appointments the executive will be the principal agent, the provisions relating to it will most properly be discussed in the examination ofthat department. We will, therefore, conclude this head with a view of the judicial character of the Senate.
- Legislative Body
- Periodical Election
- Federalist Paper
- Distinct Capacity
- Exact Standard
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Hamilton, A., Madison, J., Jay, J. (2009). Federalist No. 65. In: The Federalist Papers. Palgrave Macmillan, New York. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230102019_34
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