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Why does double jeopardy not apply to impeachment? [duplicate]

The Constitution does not allow citizens to be tried for the same crime twice except for impeachment, what was the reasoning of Framers for allowing this exception?

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Why does double jeopardy not apply to impeachment? [duplicate]

The Constitution does not allow citizens to be tried for the same crime twice except for impeachment, what was the reasoning of Framers for allowing this exception?