The unprecedented impeachment effort that Congressional Democrats are mounting against President Trump — as he enters his final 10 days in office — is one for the record books.
If the majority-Dem House succeeds in its impeachment vote, which could occur as soon as Wednesday, they’ll win the right to call Trump the only twice-impeached president in American history — and not much else, experts say.
The Constitution provides for only two potential punishments if an impeached president is convicted by the Senate: removal from office and disqualification from future “office of honor, trust or profit under the United States,” according to Article I, Section 3.
“An impeachment conviction that barred him from ever running again would be the least this democracy could do,” a Senate insider told The Post.
But even if the House convicts instantly, without performing any investigation or allowing any defense, the clock cuts against the possibility of conviction — because the Republican-led Senate will