As Donald Trump finds his tenure in the White House connected with yet more allegations, the inevitable "i" word begins to pop up.
It was discussed by his opponents as a possibility even before his inauguration, but has yet to be tabled by anyone.
This is despite a string of controversies. Just this week, US media reported allegations he had asked FBI chief James Comey to drop an inquiry into links between his ex-national security adviser and Russia, while 24 hours before it was claimed he had?let slip details of top secret intelligence?to the Russian ambassador.
But how easy is it to impeach a president? And exactly who has been impeached in the past? The answer may surprise you....
Just what is impeachment?
The US constitution states a president "shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes or misdemeanours".
Exactly what "high crimes and misdemeanours" covers is up for debate.
Who has actually been impeached?
Despite it being threatened on numerous occasions, only two presidents have every actually been impeached.
Most recently, Bill Clinton - the 42nd President of the United States - found himself impeached on the ground of perjury in front a grand jury and obstruction of justice, after he lied about the nature of his affair with Monica Lewinsky and then allegedly asked her to lie about it as well.
The second? Clue: It wasn’t Richard Nixon. (More on this lower down).
In fact, the only other president impeached was Andrew Johnson, who served for four years from 1865 - the 17th person to hold the role.
He was impeached by the House in 1868. The vote came just 11 days after he got rid of Edwin Stanton, his secretary of war - a man who didn’t agree with his policies.
So - could Mr Trump be impeached?
In theory yes. He could technically be accused of violations of his oath of office to "preserve, protect, and defend" the US constitution, according to the writers of Lawfare Blog.
In practice, however, it is far more unlikely
As the BBC’s North America reporter Anthony Zurcher points out, "if this were a Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, articles of impeachment would likely be in the drafting process".
The fact is, they are not. The Republicans control the House by 238 to 193. They control the Senate by 52 to 46, plus two independents.
Of course, there are the notable exceptions. Senator John McCain told a dinner this week that the scandals surrounding the President are reaching "Watergate size and scale".
Finally: just how did Mr Nixon avoid impeachment?
He did what every sensible person does when they know the tide has turned against them. He quit.
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