Jim Clyburn says Biden should not be impeached ‘for being a father’ to Hunter Biden

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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.”
“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 …