White House Slams Speaker Johnson for Flip Flop on Impeachment Vote

Posted on AllSides December 4th, 2023
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Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., is throwing "red meat" to the far right by allowing a vote to formally authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, the White House told The Messenger on Monday.

House Republicans are expected to hold a House floor vote to green-light the probe as soon as this week — even though the party has been conducting its investigation in earnest for several months. In September, former Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., unilaterally opened the official impeachment inquiry.

The White House argued that Johnson, under pressure from the most...

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