I have to say, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is sounding more and more like he really wants to impeach Joe Biden.
McCarthy, when going for the gavel, seemed disinterested in getting on this merry-go-round, but with the evidence that is mounting, he may not have a choice.
There are still mixed feelings about this in the caucus, so even if McCarthy is onboard, a House impeachment is not necessarily an automatic thing.
McCarthy dropped the bomb on Hannity this week.
He stated, "We've only followed where the information has taken us. But Hannity, this is rising to the level of impeachment inquiry, which provides Congress the strongest power to get the rest of the knowledge and information needed," reported the New York Times.
The White House immediately responded, "Instead of focusing on the real issues Americans want us to address like continuing to lower inflation or create jobs, this is what the @HouseGOP wants to prioritize. Their eagerness to go after @POTUS regardless of the truth is seemingly bottomless."
This push is mainly from the House Freedom Caucus, which is the group that McCarthy had to make a deal with in order to get the gavel.
To that point, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.), who is a member of the Freedom Caucus, stated, "It's time for the speaker to weigh in, and he has the evidence over the last seven months it's accumulated.
"If there's not accountability now for the highest office, when is it going to be?"
But here is the problem.
Congress is filled with corrupt officials on both sides that were likely doing something similar to Biden, so they don't want this can of worms opened.
There are dozens of Republicans on and off the record that have resisted the call to impeach Biden under the guise of tit-for-tat politics.
McCarthy is also starting to get a reputation as Trump's lapdog, and there are more than a few Republicans in the House that still do not like or support Trump.
In fact, Democrats are already pushing that narrative, calling Donald Trump the de factor House Speaker.
DNC Chair Jamie Harrison stated, "[Donald Trump] has made sure the House majority is little more than an arm of his 2024 campaign, and Kevin McCarthy is happy to do his bidding – promising to expunge Trump's own bipartisan impeachments, and now threatening President Biden with a baseless impeachment to distract from their lack of any meaningful agenda and Trump's own significant challenges," reported CNN.
Point being, with the thing majority that Republicans have in the House, McCarthy may not have the votes, and if he puts this on the floor and it does not pass, well, it would be a devastating defeat and a huge win for Biden at a time when Republicans can ill afford to give him one.
Republicans need a true smoking gun to get everyone behind this, and that could come soon in the form of a committee appearance by Devon Archer, Hunter Biden's former business partner and best friend.
I would suspect that McCarthy will do a head count before daring to put this on the floor, but do not be surprised if he does not have the votes.