President says he is ‘focused on the things the American people want me focused on’ in first remarks on Republican initiativeGood morning, US politics blog readers. Joe Biden brushed off the House Republicans’ impeachment inquiry over unproven corruption allegations relating to his son Hunter Biden’s foreign business dealings, saying that he was “focused on the things the American people want me focused on”.In his first remarks since the speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, announced on Tuesday he would formally open a Biden impeachment probe, the president linked the inquiry to the looming showdown over funding the government.Now, the best I can tell, they want to impeach me because they want to shut down the government.8.30am Eastern time: House Republicans will hold a closed conference meeting11am: House minority leader Hakeem Jeffries will hold his weekly news conference.1.30pm: Joe Biden will leave for Largo, Maryland, where he will speak about Bidenomics at Prince George’s county community college.6.15pm: Biden will hold a call with rabbis in honor of Rosh Hashanah, which begins Friday night. Continue reading…
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Author : Léonie Chao-Fong
Publish date : 2023-09-14 12:39:37
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