Democrat President-elect Joe Biden is worried that Congressional Democrats’ focus on impeaching and convicting President Donald Trump may have an impact on their ability to pass key elements of his agenda during the crucial first 100 days of his administration.
Speaking to reporters late Monday, Biden said that he’d already spoken to Democrat leaders in the House and Senate, asking them to consider how important it is for a new president to “hit the ground running” when discussing their impeachment plans.
“I had a discussion today with some of the folks in the House and Senate,” Biden said. “And the question is whether or not, for example, if the House moves forward – which they obviously are – with the impeachment and sends it over to the Senate, whether or not we can bifurcate this.”
The House is set to open debate on whether to impeach the president on a single count of “inciting an insurrection” on Tuesday and