2-22-21 Arguing Committee Members

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(1) Benjamin Butler (1818-1893).
(2) Ohio Representative John Bingham (1815-1900).
(3) When named one of the Managers to argue the case for impeaching Andrew Johnson, Bingham balked when Butler was to be chairman of the managers. The impasse was resolved by naming Bingham Chairman.
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William H. Rehnquist, Grand Inquests: The Historic Impeachment of Justice Samuel Chase and President Andrew Johnson. (New York: William Morrow and Company, 1992), pp. 218-219.
https://thereconstructionera.com/the-house-managers-prosecuting-the-johnson-impeachment/
 
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