Alcee Hastings, is historically, is number 8 of the 15 former federal judges impeached from the federal bench. Hastings represents the very worst in government and his career exemplifies how it truly works and how it should not.

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Julia Davis

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BJ Davis, Julia Davis

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Griffin Bell Griffin Bell ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert C. Bonner ... Himself - Former CBP Commissioner (archive footage)
William Borders William Borders ... Himself (archive footage)
Jimmy Carter ... Himself - Former US President (archive footage)
Bill Clinton ... Himself - Former US President (archive footage)
BJ Davis ... Himself - Co-Host
Julia Davis ... Herself - Co-Host
Alcee L. Hastings Alcee L. Hastings ... Himself (archive footage)
Michael Hastings Michael Hastings ... Himself - Whistleblower (archive footage)
Eric Holder ... Himself - US Attorney General (archive footage) (as Eric Holder Jr.)
Linda Tripp Linda Tripp ... Herself (archive footage)
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Alcee Hastings, is historically, is number 8 of the 15 former federal judges impeached from the federal bench. Hastings represents the very worst in government and his career exemplifies how it truly works and how it should not. No Jurist Doctorate degree required. President Jimmy Carter appointed Hastings to the Southern Florida federal district court in 1979. He was convicted for a variety of crimes and conspiracies in his impeachment trial before the Senate. In their conviction of Hastings, the Senate did not expel him from being able to hold public office as they should have based upon the bribery, and charges with all the appearances of RICO violations. Hastings, Co-conspirator, attorney William Borders was sent to jail for his refusal to testify in the Hastings proceedings. President Bill Clinton pardoned Borders on his last day in office for his unspoken sacrifice. Hastings lost bids at a US Senate run and Florida Secretary of State. In 1992, despite his direct ties to criminal... Written by Fleur De Lis Film Studios Legal Counsel

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