House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday that Republicans plan to launch an impeachment inquiry into President Biden’s alleged involvement in the foreign dealings of his son Hunter Biden while he was vice president.
“House Republicans have revealed serious and credible allegations about President Biden’s conduct. Taken together, these allegations paint a picture of a culture of corruption,” McCarthy (R-Calif.) said at the Capitol. Ta.
McCarthy said there were “allegations of abuse of power, obstruction and corruption.”
“They warrant further investigation by the House of Representatives. That’s why today I am directing a House committee to launch a formal impeachment inquiry against President Joe Biden.”
Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) are scheduled to present an overview of the matter Thursday to House Republicans to begin an investigation. is.
Comer and Jordan will detail Hunter Biden’s dealings with his eldest brother James Biden in countries including China and Ukraine, as well as Biden’s relationship with the Biden administration’s alleged obstruction of information requests, two sources familiar with the matter said. told the Post.
One person close to the developments said it was unclear when Mr. McCarthy would vote in the House to formally launch an investigation.
Mr. McCarthy promised to hold such a floor vote this month, but some House Republicans urged him to remain focused on pushing for spending cuts ahead of the Sept. 30 deadline for government funding.