Scalise sidesteps Cruz assertion of pressure on a GOP House to impeach Biden

Scalise sidesteps Cruz assertion of pressure on a GOP House to impeach Biden


House Minority Whip Steve Scalise brushed off a question about whether a Republican House majority in 2023 could face pressure to impeach President Joe Biden.

The Louisiana Republican was asked in a press conference Tuesday about a comment that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz made on his podcast last week.

“I think there’ll be enormous pressure on a Republican House to begin impeachment proceedings,” Cruz said, adding that “Democrats weaponized impeachment” and turned it into a “partisan cudgel.”

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Scalise, who is the second-ranking Republican in the House, did not directly answer whether he would feel pressure to impeach Biden.

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