Rep. Jim Clyburn (D‑SC) has criticized Republican lawmakers attempting to impeach President Joe Biden, arguing that the president was being “a father” to his son Hunter Biden.
Clyburn’s statement on Sunday echoes other criticisms that Democratic lawmakers have made regarding the impeachment attempt at Biden. Devon Archer, a former Burisma associate of Hunter Biden’s, testified before Congress earlier this year that Joe Biden was on the phone 20 times with his son’s business associates, to which Clyburn was asked if doing so was “appropriate.”
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“Well, his associates said they were pleasantries, but I think it’s appropriate to be a father to your son,” Clyburn said. “And if your son is having a problem, and we all know the history of the problem that Hunter has with addiction, and he is being a father to his son. You don’t impeach a man for being a father to his children.”
Republican lawmaker’s attempt to impeach Biden stems from his son’s foreign business dealings and bribery allegations. House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R‑KY) has scheduled a hearing for Sept. 28 on the impeachment inquiry, which will examine …