EXCLUSIVE: The White House is blasting House Republicans for planning to hold their first hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry against President Biden just days before the government runs out of funding, while dismissing the “evidence-free” probe as a “political stunt.”
House Republicans are set to hold their first impeachment inquiry hearing to investigate allegations of corruption and abuse of power against Biden on Thursday, Sept. 28.
But the White House is casting the hearing as a distraction. Congress is currently negotiating a continuing resolution to extend the current year’s funding, but without passing a deal by Sept. 30, they risk sending the government into a partial shutdown.
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, claims a Burisma executive who allegedly paid then Vice President Biden $5 million has 17 audio recordings of calls with the Bidens. ((Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images))
“Extreme House Republicans are already telegraphing their plans to try to distract from their own chaotic inability to govern and the impact of it on the country,” White House spokesperson Ian Sams told Fox News Digital.
“Staging a political stunt hearing in the waning days before they shut down the government reveals their true