Committee to Impeach Gov. Bentley to Hold First Meeting
A legislative committee, tasked with investigating if there are grounds to impeach Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, will meet next week.
The House Judiciary Committee scheduled a meeting for 10 a.m. Wednesday in Montgomery. Committee members will discuss a procedure for handling the investigation, including the possible hiring of special counsel.
Twenty-three members of the House of Representatives in April signed articles of impeachment. They accused Bentley of willful neglect of duty and corruption in office. The filing, under a procedure set up the House, triggered an investigation by the House committee.
The impeachment push came after Bentley admitted making sexually charged remarks to his political adviser, Rebekah Caldwell Mason.
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