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Tribal Council votes to impeach Cherokee chief


CHEROKEE - The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Council voted Thursday to impeach Principal Chief Patrick Lambert, marking only the second time since the early 1800s that the tribe has forced a chief from office.

Lambert had faced an array of allegations made in 12 impeachment articles, including that he used his office for personal gain.


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