Biden says ‘Lots of luck’ to Republicans looking to impeach him

Biden says ‘Lots of luck’ to Republicans looking to impeach him
US President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 10 June 2023. (Photo: EPA-EFE / Nathan Howard / POOL)

President Joe Biden derided the House’s impeachment probe against him, responding with sarcasm when asked about the inquiry launched by Speaker Kevin McCarthy last week.

By Alicia Diaz
“Lots of luck,” Biden said Sunday at the White House in response to a reporter’s question.
McCarthy initiated the probe saying Republicans have uncovered “serious and credible” allegations into the president. The formal inquiry is expected to focus on seeking to implicate the president in his son Hunter Biden’s overseas business affairs, though the full scope of the investigation isn’t clear.Biden has denied GOP allegations, saying in August that he “never talked business” with his son’s business associates. Last week, he scoffed at the move propelled by hard-line Republicans, saying that “best I can tell, they want to impeach me because they want to shut down the government.”Read more: McCarthy Launches Biden Impeachment Probe, Alleging Corruption

McCarthy has toed the line trying to please far-right conservatives who have threatened to remove him as speaker if their demands aren’t met. The House ha passed only one of 12 bills that are typically used to fund the government, raising a serious possibility of a partial federal government shutdown after the fiscal ends on Sept. 30.


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  • Thabo Mashiloane says:

    In time, the truth shall be revealed. Anyone under investigation will put forward a motive why they being targeted. Trump did it and Biden is doing it now and it doesnt mean its the truth. What matters are facts so the inquiry will uncover what is true and what is false. He has nothing to worry if he is innocent. Anyone can dismiss allegations until they are faced with facts and have to admit. What better example in the US than their former Pres. Clinton…

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