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Republican Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday launched an impeachment inquiry into Democratic President Joe Biden.

Republicans, who now control only the House, accuse Biden of profiting while. He serve as vice president from 2009 to 2017 from the overseas business ventures of his son. Hunter A former business associate of Hunter Biden told a House. Hearing that Joe Biden son sold the “illusion” of access to power when his father was vice president. According to a transcript released last month.
McCarthy reportedly bowed to pressure from hard-line. Republicans who threatened to oust him if he did not step. Up a Republican investigation into the president’s family business dealings.

Many in the Republican Party were angry when the DPR

which was then controlle by the Democratic Party, impeach Republican President Donald Trump twice, in 2019 and 2021. However, Trump was acquitte both times in the Senate.
On separate occasions, the White House said there was no basis for an investigation and Biden mocked Republicans over the possibility of impeachment.
Democrats have called the Republican impeachment effort an attempt to divert public attention from the legal woes of Trump, who faces four separate criminal charges while running as his party’s nominee to face Biden in the 2024 US presidential election. Trump has pressured Republicans to try to remove Biden from office. Some right-wing Republicans have said they will not agree to a must-pass state spending bill unless McCarthy approves an impeachment inquiry.

if the House approves articles

impeachmentwith a simple majority vote and the Senate votes with a two-thirds majority to convict after holding a trial.
However, Biden’s impeachment efforts are unlikely to succeed. Even if the Republican-controlled House votes to impeach Biden an uncertain prospect, given the party’s narrow 222-212 margin – it would almost certainly fail in the Democratic-controlled Senate.. He was acquitted twice after trial in the Senate thanks to votes by his Republican colleagues who prevented the chamber from reaching the two-thirds majority needed to convict.

In its first impeachment

the House in 2019 accused Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress after he asked Ukraine to investigate Biden and his son on baseless corruption charges. In his second impeachment in 2021, Trump was accuse of inciting insurrection following the attack on the US Capitol Building by his supporters. The first impeachment attempted to remove him from office. The second, with a trial held after he left office, sought to disqualify Trump from ever holding the presidency. Trump, as he has done in many investigations into his actions, called both impeachments politically motivated witch hunts. Maybe they’ll decide to impeach me because inflation is down. I don’t know.

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