Impeachment: Republicans are Trying to Bring Down Biden, But Will Anything Stick?

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has initiated an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden’s family’s business dealings due to mounting pressure from hard-right lawmakers. 

How It Started

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This surprising move by McCarthy, who had previously considered a full House vote, appears driven by political considerations, as some influential and Trump-allied members of his caucus threatened to end his career as Speaker. 

The President and His Son

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The investigation started earlier this year and will focus on whether Biden had any role in or financial gain from his son Hunter Biden’s overseas business deals.

So Far Nothing

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The House Oversight Committee has been conducting a months-long investigation but has not found any evidence of the President profiting from his son’s business activities yet. 

A Split GOP

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Some GOP legislators have dismissed the need for a full-blown impeachment inquiry, while others argue that there is enough information to warrant further scrutiny.

A Family of Corruption 

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During his announcement of the impeachment inquiry, McCarthy accused the Biden family of a “culture of corruption” and alleged that the President had lied about his knowledge of his son’s activities. 

Politics at Its Worst

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However, the White House labeled the inquiry as “extreme politics at its worst” and highlighted that House Republicans had been investigating President Biden for nine months without finding any wrongdoing.

A Democrat Senate

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Should House Republicans proceed with impeachment, it is unlikely to succeed in the Democratic-controlled Senate, where a two-thirds majority vote is required for conviction. 

Schumer Sounds Off

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer criticized the inquiry as “absurd” and accused House Republicans of pursuing a partisan witch hunt against the President.

Sympathizing with McCarthy

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Schumer also commented on McCarthy’s position saying, “I have sympathy with Speaker McCarthy,” because “He’s in a difficult position. But sometimes you got to tell these people who are way off the deep end, who have no interest in helping the American people, who just want to pursue their own witch hunts—that they can’t go forward.”

McCarthy’s Shift

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This move by McCarthy represents a significant shift in strategy, as he had previously criticized the initiation of an impeachment inquiry without a full House vote.

A formal impeachment inquiry grants Congress greater power, allowing it to delve deeper into Biden’s family finances and potentially issue subpoenas for bank records.

A Delicate Time

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The impeachment inquiry comes at a delicate time for McCarthy, as right-wing lawmakers within his party challenge his position and he must also navigate a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. 

Still Criticized

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Unfortunately for McCarthy, the decision to endorse the inquiry did not resolve GOP divisions, as some Republicans continue to criticize McCarthy’s approach.

Biden’s Response

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President Biden responded to the impeachment inquiry, stating, “ I don’t know quite why, but they just knew they wanted to impeach me,” and, “ best I can tell, they want to impeach me because they want to shut down the government.”

A Job to Do

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Biden concluded his thoughts on the inquiry by saying, “I get up every day — not a joke, not focused on impeachment. I’ve got a job to do. I’ve got to deal with the issues that affect the American people, every single solitary day.”

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