April 24, 2024

Mayorkas impeachment articles sent to House floor by Rules Committee

The House Rules Committee approved impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Monday, teeing up a potentially close floor vote tomorrow as the chamber’s narrow Republican majority must work to convince its holdout members. The Republican majority on the panel led by Chairman Tom Cole (R-Okla.) passed the resolution over Democratic objections in […]

Your guide to an impeachment inquiry: Breaking down the GOP’s pursuit of Biden

Oversight Chair James Comer (R-Ky.), left, and Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), right, are leading the inquiry. | Francis Chung/POLITICO House Republicans are entering a new phase in their potential impeachment of President Joe Biden — one that raises plenty of questions about what comes next. The GOP investigation, which centers on the business deals

Johnson: Impeachment inquiry vote is a ‘necessary step’

House Speaker Mike Johnson is seen during a ceremonial swearing-in for a new House member at the U.S. Capitol Nov. 28, 2src23. | Francis Chung/POLITICO House Speaker Mike Johnson signaled Saturday that he plans to tee up a formal vote on the impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, calling it a “necessary step.” “We’re being

Vulnerable House Republicans weigh risks of Biden impeachment probe

Rep. Mike Lawler is among the first-term Republicans trying to navigate the impeachment inquiry. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images ALBANY, N.Y. — House Republicans in swing districts are trapped between the wishes of their GOP base to move forward on an impeachment inquiry against President Joe Biden and the risk of being portrayed as extremists as

House GOP chips away at centrist resistance on Biden impeachment inquiry

Republican leaders and investigative panel leaders like Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan have worked to persuade the remaining undecided members by underscoring that approval of a Biden inquiry isn’t the final word. | Francis Chung/POLITICO House Republicans are inches away from a major step toward impeaching President Joe Biden, as members from swing districts drop their

House Votes to Formalize Impeachment Inquiry into Joe Biden

Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to formalize an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden by a vote of 221 to 212. The formally adopted status will enable House investigators to enforce subpoenas and gather evidence about whether the president is compromised and “traded official acts for

House GOP’s Biden impeachment effort heads into final stage

“We get those depositions done this year and … then we can decide on whether or not there’s articles,” Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) told POLITICO. | Francis Chung/POLITICO House Republicans are closing in on a make-or-break moment in their drive to impeach Joe Biden, with GOP centrists remaining highly skeptical of the effort even

Exclusive — ‘Completely Unconstitutional’: Rep. Tom McClintock Defends His Opposition to Mayorkas Impeachment

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) joined Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM Wednesday to defend his opposition to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-GA) resolution to impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. McClintock and seven other Republicans voted with Democrats Monday night to send Greene’s privileged resolution to the House Committee on Homeland Security, a procedural move that essentially

JESSE WATTERS: Why a Biden impeachment inquiry must be opened immediately

Jesse Watters discusses how the National Archive revealed it has more than 5,000 emails tied to alleged Joe Biden pseudonyms on “Jesse Watters Primetime.” NATIONAL ARCHIVES SAYS IT HAS 5,000 EMAILS POTENTIALLY LINKED TO ALLEGED BIDEN PSEUDONYMS: LAWSUIT JESSE WATTERS: The National Archives has just admitted that they have in their possession over 5,000 emails […]

Oversight Committee Eyes Tony Bobulinski as Next Impeachment Inquiry Witness

The House Oversight Committee is looking to bring in whistleblower Tony Bobulinski, as well as other associates, to testify before the House Oversight Committee, a source familiar with the committee’s deliberations told Breitbart News. Bobulinski, a former partner of the Bidens, met Joe Biden in the lobby of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in May 2017

Marjorie Taylor Greene says Biden impeachment inquiry will ‘expose the truth’

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., said Tuesday that she would like to see “a very deep dive” into House Republicans’ impeachment inquiry into President Biden “no matter how long it takes.” Greene’s comments come as House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., announced that he is directing an impeachment inquiry against Biden. The Georgia congresswoman said following […]

Ocasio-Cortez: ‘We Should Be Investigating’ GOP’s Impeachment Inquiry over Ethics

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (R-NY) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “All In” that House Republicans should be investigated for their conduct. According to Ocasio-Cortez, there were questions about ethics during the impeachment inquiry of President Joe Biden. Discussing the hearing earlier today, anchor Chris Hayes said, “This was a really striking moment. There was larger text that altered

TEXAS AG IMPEACHMENT: Paxton’s Mistress ‘Deemed Unavailable to Testify’

Texas House “prosecutors” started Day 7 of the impeachment trial of suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton by calling Laura Olson as a witness. Witnesses testified that Paxton called a meeting in September of 2018 and admitted to his top brass and his wife that he had an affair with Olson. There was a meeting with

Texas Attorney General Kenneth Paxton Acquitted in Senate Impeachment Trial, Reinstated as AG

The Texas Senate voted that Texas Attorney General Kenneth Warren Paxton, Jr. should be acquitted. The majority vote on each article in his impeachment trial was for acquittal. The senators voted to dismiss the four remaining impeachment articles and adjourn for the session, Sine Die. Jurors had to decide not only whether the suspended attorney

Exclusive – McCarthy: White House Already Engaging in Impeachment Inquiry ‘Obstruction’ with Fake ‘No Evidence’ Disinformation Talking Points

Democrat President Joe Biden’s White House is already obstructing the U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry announced by Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) when it disseminated talking points to the media falsely claiming there was no evidence to begin the inquiry, McCarthy told Breitbart News exclusively. McCarthy, who appeared on Breitbart News Saturday on SiriusXM 125

Sen. Tommy Tuberville Backs Biden Impeachment Inquiry, ‘Shocked’ by the Evidence

Mariam Zuhaib, File/AP Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) announced his support for House Republicans’ impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden on Wednesday. Tuberville claimed he was “shocked by the scale of the allegations and the strength of the evidence” after he and his colleagues in the Senate met with House Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan (R-OH)

Trump privately discussed Biden impeachment with House GOPers

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump arrives at the Monument Leaders Rally hosted by the South Dakota Republican Party on Sept. 8, 2src23 in Rapid City, South Dakota. | Scott Olson/Getty Images Donald Trump has been weighing in behind the scenes in support of the House GOP push to impeach President Joe Biden, including

Senator Tom Cotton Backs Biden Impeachment Inquiry 

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) announced his support for the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry about President Joe Biden on Tuesday. Cotton said Biden “lied repeatedly about his business dealings with Hunter, who has said ‘Pop’ demanded ‘half’ his shady, ill-gotten foreign income.” “He enabled Hunter to sell access to our enemies, including China,” Cotton added.

GOP centrists pan Trump impeachment erasure as McCarthy denies any deal

Asked whether he promised Donald Trump an expungement vote, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy told reporters: “No.” | Francis Chung/POLITICO Kevin McCarthy denies he made any deal with Donald Trump to expunge his impeachment record. Even if the speaker did call for such a vote, a bloc of House GOP centrists would likely defeat it. Roughly

McCarthy edges back from the brink of a Biden impeachment inquiry

During lengthy Tuesday question-and-answer sessions with reporters, Speaker Kevin McCarthy said his televised remarks were not meant as an announcement of any new steps. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Kevin McCarthy edged back from the brink of an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden on Tuesday, less than a day after suggesting his party was close to

The impeachment effort losing steam in the House GOP

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ staunchest critics have multiple trip wires they believe could force the issue back into the spotlight. | Francis Chung/POLITICO House Republicans once regarded Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas as their easiest impeachment target. Yet even that seems increasingly out of reach. Centrist Republicans were never quite sold on impeaching the

‘Abusing His Government Power’: Ted Cruz Pushes For Biden Impeachment

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz called for the House to impeach President Joe Biden after allegations from two IRS whistleblowers revealed a “stunning” amount of government corruption, he said during an episode of his podcast released Friday. Citing recently released testimony from two IRS whistleblowers regarding the investigation into Hunter Biden for tax evasion and

McCarthy Teases Garland Impeachment After Whistleblower Testimony

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy seemed to tease a possible impeachment inquiry into Attorney General Merrick Garland Sunday following bombshell testimony from an IRS whistleblower. An IRS whistleblower told Congress that President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, threatened a Chinese business associate in Biden’s presence. The alleged text message exchange was discovered after the investigation

McCarthy Forecasts Garland Impeachment Inquiry if Whistleblower Allegations True

Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Sunday signaled that an impeachment inquiry of Attorney General Merrick Garland would be imminent if whistleblower allegations that U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware David Weiss wanted to appoint a special counsel in the Department of Justice’s Hunter

Watch Live: House GOP Grill DHS Mayorkas for Impeachment Push

Rep. Mark Green (R-TN) is grilling President Joe Biden’s border chief on Wednesday about his refusal to enforce the laws that protect Americans from the invited flood of wage-cutting, rent-spiking economic migrants. Green chairs the House’s homeland security committee, and is playing a central role in the GOP effort to impeach Alejandro Mayorkas, Biden’s pro-migration

House GOP leaps headlong into divisive Mayorkas impeachment debate

Republicans will start laying the groundwork on two tracks this week to potentially impeach Alejandro Mayorkas over his handling of the border. | Francis Chung/POLITICO The new House GOP majority is taking its first step Wednesday toward a goal that’s openly dividing its members: booting DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas from office. Republicans started laying the

Dems name former Trump impeachment officials to GOP investigative panel

Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries named Del. Stacey Plaskett, pictured, as Democrats’ top member on the investigative panel. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo House Democrats have tapped a former Donald Trump impeachment manager to lead their counterattack to Republicans’ sweeping investigative panel. Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries announced his picks to sit on the select subcommittee on

Republican lawmakers file appeal regarding the legality of the PA Legislature’s impeachment of Larry Krasner

Republican state lawmakers filed an appeal with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday hoping to preserve elements of their impeachment case against an elected progressive Philadelphia prosecutor. The appeal asks the state’s highest court to review last month’s decision regarding the legality of the Legislature’s impeachment and trial of Democratic District Attorney Larry Krasner. It […]

Exclusive — Emmer on Possible Impeachment of Biden, Others: ‘If It Rises to Level of Impeachable Malfeasance … It’ll Come to the Floor’

House Majority Whip Tom Emmer (R-MN) would consider possible impeachments of President Joe Biden, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, and other officials if the regular committee investigation process found evidence of “impeachable malfeasance.” Emmer spoke to Breitbart News on the matter of impeachment during an interview in his Capitol Hill office Wednesday

GOP senators tune out House conservatives’ impeachment calls

Kevin McCarthy called on Alejandro Mayorkas to resign or face possible impeachment during a trip to the border last month. | Mariam Zuhaib/AP Photo House conservatives want their party to go big on impeachment next year. Across the Capitol, Senate Republicans on their would-be jury are not ready to convict. While House GOP leaders feel