West Virginia botches impeachment of chief justice. Faces constitutional crisis. Stay tuned.
Delegates formally deliver articles of impeachment to the state Senate at the Capitol building in Charleston, W.Va., on Aug. 20. (AP/)
Now this is what you call a “constitutional crisis.”
On Monday morning, West Virginia’s chief justice was scheduled to go on trial before the state Senate for “lavish spending” on elaborate office renovations, among other ethics complaints. She faced removal from office by impeachment in the House.