Articles of impeachment tabled by House Republicans against the Biden administration’s numbers are starting to pile up.
Rep. Lauren Boebert, Republican from Colorado, introduced impeachment resolutions against President Biden and Vice President Kamala D. Harris on Friday, citing the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan that saw US forces leave billions of dollars in military weapons to the Taliban.
His resolution against Mr. Biden was co-sponsored by fellow Republican Conservatives Andy Biggs, Jeff Duncan, Ralph Norman, Louie Gohmert and Jody Hice, while Mr. Norman co-sponsored the Harris dossier.
âThe Biden regime is not held responsible,â Ms. Boebert said in a statement. “There have been no resignations, no charges, no inquiries, no congressional oversight, no outcry from the mainstream media and no apologies, so I pledge to hold Biden and Harris accountable by filing articles of impeachment for having brought help and comfort. to America’s enemies and in collusion with the Taliban.
At least three previous impeachment resolutions targeting White House officials have been introduced in the past two months by House Republicans, although efforts have virtually no chance of progressing in the Democratic-controlled chamber.
Three days ago Rep. Bob Gibbs, Republican of Ohio, led a group of four House Republicans filing impeachment articles against Mr Biden over retirement in Afghanistan, border crisis Mexico and the presidential decree to extend the moratorium on evictions.
Mr Biggs directed articles of impeachment filed Aug. 10 against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, accusing him of “willfully” refusing to enforce US laws against illegal immigration to the southern border.
Rep. Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene took a second stab on August 20 to impeach the president. She first presented articles of impeachment against Mr Biden in January for her son Hunter Biden’s work for a Ukrainian energy company while Mr Biden was vice president.
In a statement on Friday, Mr Hice highlighted the 13 US servicemen killed in an August 26 attack at Kabul airport during the chaotic evacuation, saying Mr Biden was “terribly neglected in his duties the most basic of president “.
“Afghanistan is on its way to becoming a terrorist superstate that will threaten the region, the world and the American homeland for years to come, and the responsibility rests entirely with President Biden, âHice said.
Ms Boebert, who was mocked on social media for initially sending a press release misspelled ‘impeachment’, said the vice president was ‘complicit in it all’.
“She cannot hide as an incompetent border czar, and she cannot hide from her moral and legal duty to impeach Joe Biden via the 25th Amendment due to his manifest inability to” discharge powers and duties of her office, “” said the first-term MP.