House G.O.P. Impeachment Agita

House Republicans moved forward on impeaching Joe Biden in a party-line, 221-212 impeachment inquiry vote that narrowly passed the chamber.
House Republicans moved forward on impeaching Joe Biden in a party-line, 221-212 impeachment inquiry vote that narrowly passed the chamber. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Abby Livingston
December 13, 2023

Just a few hours ago, House Republicans moved forward on impeaching Joe Biden in a party-line, 221-212 impeachment inquiry vote that narrowly passed the chamber. The resolution mostly established the ground rules for a Biden investigation across three committees: Oversight, Ways and Means, and Judiciary. Republicans, of course, are attempting to connect Hunter Biden’s sometimes-shady business dealings with his father’s tenure as vice president.

Despite the fact that House Republicans have yet to reveal any “bombshells” that hold up to even basic scrutiny, it’s nonetheless a big deal to vote on anything involving the word “impeachment” and a sitting president. Here’s the latest swirling around the Capitol: