Tag: Biden, James Brian

Indictment of Informant Undercuts G.O.P.’s Impeachment Drive

The indictment of a former F.B.I. informant on charges of making up claims that President Biden and his son sought bribes from a Ukrainian energy company is the latest blow to the effort by House Republicans to assemble a credible impeachment case against the president. Republicans had hailed the informant, Alexander Smirnov, as “credible” and […]

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Fact-Checking G.O.P. Claims in the Biden Impeachment Inquiry

As they search for evidence they can use to impeach President Biden, House Republicans have repeatedly pointed to evidence that they say undercuts his claims that he never had anything to do with the foreign business dealings of his son, Hunter Biden. As vice president, for example, Mr. Biden did briefly meet with some of […]

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Hunter Biden Offers to Testify in House Inquiry, but Only in Public

Hunter Biden, the president’s son, who is the subject of an investigation by House Republicans into his family, told Congress on Tuesday that he was willing to testify — but only publicly so that Republicans cannot twist or selectively leak what he says. In a letter to Congress, Abbe D. Lowell, Mr. Biden’s lawyer, criticized […]

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White House Condemns G.O.P. Demands in Impeachment Inquiry

The White House on Friday condemned House Republicans’ wide-ranging impeachment inquiry into President Biden, saying that there was no legitimacy to the investigation and that recent subpoenas and demands for congressional testimony from the former White House counsel, White House aides and Biden family members were “irresponsible.” “You appear so determined to impeach the president […]

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House Republicans Subpoena Biden’s Son and Brother in Impeachment Inquiry

House Republicans on Wednesday issued subpoenas demanding testimony from Hunter and James Biden, the president’s son and brother, as they hunt for evidence to try to build an impeachment case against him. Representative James R. Comer, Republican of Kentucky and the chairman of the Oversight Committee, authorized the subpoenas of President Biden’s family members as […]

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White House Strategy on Impeachment: Fight Politics With Politics

As House Republicans kick off an impeachment inquiry against President Biden, the White House is executing a long-planned strategy to meet politics with politics. Forget the weighty legal arguments over the meaning of high crimes and misdemeanors or the constitutional history of the removal process. Mr. Biden’s defense team has chosen to take on the […]

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