Posted BY: Bill | NwoReport
Why it matters: The upper chamber skepticism cuts against growing energy in the House GOP towards impeaching either President Biden or one of his officials.
Trending: A Tale of Two Systems
- Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas has emerged as the most plausible target of an eventual impeachment push during this Congress.
Driving the news: The House voted Thursday to refer a resolution to impeach Biden over his handling of border security to a pair of committees.
- The vote may only temporarily avert a direct impeachment as the right-wing lawmakers who yield considerable leverage over House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) grow restless.
- “I think the American people are interested in seeing people held accountable,” Rep. Dan Bishop (R-N.C.) told Axios. “And they’re tired of waiting.”