The textual content of Greene’s articles of impeachment specifying any impeachable offenses dedicated by Biden was not instantly accessible. However Greene indicated that the articles accuse Biden of abusing his energy whereas serving as vp by permitting his son, Hunter, to serve on the board of a Ukrainian power firm.
“President Joe Biden is unfit to carry the workplace of the presidency. His sample of abuse of energy as President Obama’s Vice President is prolonged and disturbing. President Biden has demonstrated that he’ll do no matter it takes to bail out his son, Hunter, and line his household’s pockets with money from corrupt international power corporations,” Greene stated in an announcement.
Greene beforehand signaled final week that she would introduce articles of impeachment in opposition to Biden on the day after his inauguration.
Greene made the announcement hours after the Home voted final week to question former President Trump for inciting a violent mob of his supporters who broke into the Capitol on Jan. 6 to attempt to cease Congress from ratifying Biden’s election victory.
Biden has denied making any coverage choices towards Ukraine whereas taking his son’s enterprise pursuits into consideration.
An investigation by Senate Republicans final yr into corruption allegations in opposition to the Bidens discovered no proof of wrongdoing by the present president.
The report, launched final September, additionally didn’t discover proof that Hunter Biden’s work for the Ukrainian firm, Burisma, influenced U.S. international coverage.
Home Democrats have but to formally ship the article of impeachment in opposition to Trump over his function within the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol to the Senate for a trial.
Senate Democratic Chief Charles Schumer (N.Y.) and Senate GOP Chief Mitch McConnell (Ky.) are nonetheless understanding a power-sharing settlement in a chamber that is now evenly divided by occasion. Vice President Harris will function a tie-breaking vote, handing management of the chamber to Democrats upon her swearing-in on Wednesday together with three new Democratic senators.