McCarthy Launches Biden Impeachment Inquiry
House Speaker Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced that the House is launching an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, citing evidence of “abuse of power” against the president.
I am directing our House committees to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. Over the past several months, House Republicans have uncovered serious and credible allegations into President Biden’s conduct—a culture of corruption. https://t.co/3uoDlUB3Sy
— Kevin McCarthy (@SpeakerMcCarthy) September 12, 2023
McCarthy noted that House Republican-led Congressional investigations of Biden have uncovered serious and credible allegations against the president. The speaker added that the allegations against the president “paint a picture of a culture of corruption.”
“These are allegations of abuse of power, obstruction and corruption,” McCarthy said. “And they warrant further investigation by the House of Representatives. That’s why today I am directing our house committee to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. This logical next step will give our committees the full power to gather all the facts and answers for the American public.”
The House is officially opening an impeachment inquiry into Joe Biden. The right move. There is more credible evidence of Joe Biden’s criminal corruption than there was against Nixon, Clinton or Trump combined. pic.twitter.com/pwDxTlb6Ny
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) September 12, 2023
House Republicans have conducted several hearings and obtained bank records showing a pattern of corruption and influence-peddling involving the president and his family.
“Through our investigation, we have found that President Biden did lie to the American people about his own knowledge of his family’s business people,” McCarthy said. “Eyewitnesses have testified that the president joined on multiple phone calls and had multiple interactions, dinners, resulting in cars and millions of dollars into his son’s and his son’s business partners.”
McCarthy also noted how bank records showed nearly $20 million in payments were directed to members of the president’s family and their associates through various shell companies. The speaker also revealed that the Treasury Department has over 150 transactions involving the Biden family and other business associates that were flagged as suspicious activity by U.S. banks.
CBS: “More than 150 transactions involving either Hunter or James Biden's global business affairs were flagged as concerning by U.S. banks for further review.”
Meanwhile, the Biden White House has their heads in the sand: “We don't comment on the laptop.”pic.twitter.com/1rujiMhJGf
— Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) April 7, 2022
Mccarthy also cited the FBI form alleging that Biden, while he was vice president, pressured Burisma founder to pay him and Hunter Biden a $10 million bribe.
McCarthy revealed that the impeachment inquiry would be led by House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. James Comer (R-KY) in coordination with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO).