Morning Jolt: The Bitter Irony of McCarthy’s Impeachment Inquiry

On the menu today: Sure, everything surrounding Hunter Biden and his suspicious foreign business partners and frequent phone calls to his father is shady as hell. Republican control of the House of Representatives has enabled the Committee on Oversight and Accountability to regularly reveal new revelations and nuggets of information that paint a particularly ugly portrait of the Bidens, in which Hunter is constantly meeting with wealthy foreign elites and massive amounts of money are going into the Biden family accounts through an elaborate network of limited-liability companies, and everyone involved insists it isn't bribery or influence-peddling. And a CNN poll indicates that despite Democrats' confident assertions, a majority of Americans believe President Biden had some involvement in Hunter Biden's business dealings, and that the president has responded "inappropriately" to the criminal investigation of his son.

So why would Republicans louse all this up by turning it into a formal impeachment inquiry?

A Drip-Drip-Drip Would Hurt Biden More Than Another Doomed Impeachment Effort

House Republicans had — and arguably still have ...

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The Bitter Irony of McCarthy's Impeachment Inquiry

On the menu today: Sure, everything surrounding Hunter Biden and his suspicious foreign business partners and frequent phone calls to his father is shady as hell. Republican control of the House of Representatives has enabled the Committee on Oversight and Accountability to regularly reveal new revelations and nuggets of information that paint a particularly ugly portrait of the Bidens, in which Hunter is constantly meeting with wealthy foreign elites and massive amounts of money are going into the Biden family accounts through an elaborate network of limited-liability companies, and everyone involved insists it isn't bribery or influence-peddling. And a CNN poll indicates that despite Democrats' confident assertions, a majority of Americans believe President Biden had some involvement in Hunter Biden's business dealings, and that the president has responded "inappropriately" to the criminal investigation of his son.

So why would Republicans louse all this up by turning it into a formal impeachment inquiry?

A Drip-Drip-Drip Would Hurt Biden More Than Another Doomed Impeachment Effort

House Republicans had — and arguably still have ...   READ MORE

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