Kevin McCarthy Isn't Fooling Anyone On Biden Impeachment
Kevin McCarthy has privately said that he is moving forward with Biden impeachment, but even his own House Republicans aren't buying it.
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A month ago, Speaker McCarthy declared on Sean Hannity’s show on Fox that it was time to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Biden. He followed up this weekend by saying an impeachment inquiry is the “natural step forward” and has said proceedings could begin in the coming weeks.
Not only have House Republicans repeatedly failed to find evidence to back up their allegations …
… and not only do they keep getting caught spreading false claims “riddled with errors” …
… and not only do they keep making bogus, non-existent things the predicate for impeachment …
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A Majority Of The House Does Not Want A Biden Impeachment Investigation
The Three Card Monte that House Republicans have been running in their Hunter Biden investigation has been viewed as everything from underwhelming to an embarrassment. Republicans have been investigating President Biden’s son for months and have not come up with any evidence that the President did anything wrong.
This has not deterred Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy.
But leadership recognizes that the entire House Republican conference is not yet sold on the politically risky idea of impeachment. That’s why one of the biggest lingering questions – and something Republicans have been discussing in recent weeks – is whether they would need to hold a floor vote to formally authorize their inquiry, sources say. There is no constitutional requirement that they do so, and Republicans do not currently have the 218 votes needed to open an impeachment inquiry.
The last sentence above is really important.
Kevin McCarthy can’t get a majority of the members of the House of Representatives to support opening an impeachment investigation into President Biden.
McCarthy is going to have to open the impeachment investigation himself.
When House Democrats moved forward with the first Trump impeachment, they voted to open the investigation, and they set the scope of the inquiry.
Speaker McCarthy is probably going to hold a press conference and announce an impeachment investigation, which will have zero credibility.
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