The impeachment of Bill Clinton was initiated by the House of Representatives on December 19, 1998, against Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, on two charges, one of perjury and one of obstruction of justice.
On January 19, 1999 Bill Clinton is Impeached as President of the United States. Bill Clinton became the second U.S. president to be impeached, following Andrew Johnson in 1868. Bill Clinton was the third sitting president against whom the House of Representatives has initiated impeachment proceedings since 1789. Articles of impeachment against Richard Nixon were passed by the House in 1974, but Nixon resigned the Presidency before the impeachment resolutions could be considered.