This report summarizes the historical and legal precedents respecting the power of the House of Representatives to expel one of its Members. There exists no constitutional provision, federal statute, House rule, or precedent which is totally dispositive of the issue. Instances in which the House has expelled Members number three, all occuring in the 37th Congress.
Sehler, Thomas J.
"Authority of The House of Representatives to Expell a Member,"
University of Baltimore Law Forum: Vol. 9
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