House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) put a left-wing reporter with the Associated Press on the spot during a press gaggle on Thursday after she wrote in a report that he launched an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden “without evidence.”
McCarthy noted that the entire point of an impeachment inquiry was to take advantage of additional investigative tools and powers so investigators could answer more questions before determining whether to impeach the president.
“Are you concerned about all this stuff that was just recently learned?” McCarthy asked Farnoush Amiri. “Do you have any concern? Have you asked the White House any questions?”
“Yes,” she claimed.
“Do you agree that, do you believe the president lied to the American public when he said he’d never talked to his son about