(FixThisNation.com) – In an upcoming private meeting scheduled for Friday morning, House Republicans are planning to discuss the possibility of conducting a formal vote to initiate an impeachment inquiry against President Joe Biden. This information, sourced from Fox News Digital, comes from three individuals who are closely associated with the ongoing discussions among GOP leaders.
The main agenda of the Friday session will involve the chairmen of three key committees currently investigating Biden and his family. These chairmen are James Comer from Kentucky, leading the Oversight Committee; Jim Jordan from Ohio, at the helm of the Judiciary Committee; and Jason Smith from Missouri, chairing the Ways and Means Committee. They are expected to argue their case before the House GOP Conference.
The idea of opening an impeachment inquiry against President Biden was initially proposed by then-Speaker Kevin McCarthy from California in September. However, the White House has consistently regarded this investigation as lacking legitimacy due to the absence of a formal House vote.
Republican leaders are under the belief that a formal vote within the House to endorse the impeachment inquiry could potentially add weight to their cause, especially in compelling the Biden administration to comply with subpoenas and information requests from House Republicans.
Moderate Republicans, including some like Representative Carlos Gimenez from Florida and Representative Don Bacon from Nebraska, have shown support for the inquiry, citing sufficient grounds to investigate President Biden.
It’s important to note that the proposed vote would only mark an endorsement from the House GOP to investigate Biden, and does not equate to an impeachment of the President.
Differing views exist within the Republican ranks about this vote, with one lawmaker confidently backing the likelihood of its passage, while another points out that the decision to proceed with a formal impeachment inquiry vote is still being debated.
At a recent press conference, GOP leaders, along with Comer, Jordan, and Smith, laid out their rationale for investigating the President and his family, accusing them of financial misconduct linked to Biden’s vice presidency.
The White House has firmly denied these allegations, with spokesperson Ian Sams labeling the GOP’s inquiry as a groundless and politically motivated attempt to malign the President.
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