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The Biden Witch Hunt Brews

Attorney General Merrick Garland and Homeland Security secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
Attorney General Merrick Garland and Homeland Security secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Photo: Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images
Tina Nguyen
June 29, 2023

It’s eerily quiet in Washington right now: Congress is out for the next two weeks, the air quality is so bad that no one wants to go outside, and the long Fourth of July weekend is rolling in—traditionally a sacred time for the devout, freedom-loving Republican. The most ineffectual time, in other words, for House G.O.P. hardliners to publicly flex their power over Kevin McCarthy’s speakership by threatening multiple impeachment proceedings—some silly, some more serious—in a poorly organized effort to raze Joe Biden’s administration to the ground.