"Mr. President, (of the Senate), in obedience to the order of the House of Representatives, we appear before you, and in the name of the House of Representatives and all of the people of the United States we do impeach Andrew Johnson, President of the United States of high crimes and misdemeanors in office."
Did You Know?
Andrew Johnson was a Democrat; Abraham Lincoln was a Republican. The National Union Party existed as a structured, nationwide party for the first time in 1864, for the ticket of Lincoln and Johnson. It was an attempt to unify Republicans and pro-war Democrats.