Key Point: “Marjorie Taylor Greene has admitted that the Joe Biden impeachment inquiry is a nakedly political scheme to ensure Democrats ‘lose big’ at the next presidential election. […] The probe came after exhaustive GOP efforts failed to find any evidence of wrongdoing by Mr Biden or that he directly benefited from the business dealings of his son Hunter Biden during his vice presidency.”

The Independent: Marjorie Taylor Greene admits aim of Biden impeachment is to ensure Democrats ‘lose big’ at next election

  • Marjorie Taylor Greene has admitted that the Joe Biden impeachment inquiry is a nakedly political scheme to ensure Democrats “lose big” at the next presidential election.
  • The Georgia firebrand, who first filed articles of impeachment against the president the day after his inauguration, boasted that Republicans were planning to draw out the inquiry to smear their opponents.
  • “So no matter which candidate runs for president if they take Biden out, everyone will know the Democrat party is filled with liars and traitors. That, combined with Bidenomics’ destructive policies, will cause Democrats to lose big.”
  • Ms Greene also posted the statement to Truth Social, where it was shared by Donald Trump.
  • Under intense pressure from far-right Republican lawmakers, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced this week he had opened the impeachment inquiry to investigate “allegations of abuse of power, obstruction and corruption”.
  • The probe came after exhaustive GOP efforts failed to find any evidence of wrongdoing by Mr Biden or that he directly benefited from the business dealings of his son Hunter Biden during his vice presidency.
  • Mr Biden told a Democratic fundraiser on Wednesday that he believes the inquiry was linked to Republican efforts to shut down the government.
  • Ms Greene this week told The New York Times she had briefed Mr Trump on her strategy of making the inquiry “long and excruciatingly painful” for Mr Biden.
  • The former president also met with House Republicans to urge them to impeach his likely opponent in the 2024 presidential elections.

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