White House Laughs Off GOP Impeachment Desperation

The Biden White House is skeptical of the Republican plot to impeach the president.

“But inside the Biden White House, the response to House Republicans taking that step was more telling than the launch of the inquiry itself.

“It’s not even wall-to-wall on cable,” a White House official said of the coverage of Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s announcement that he would task the Oversight, Judiciary and Ways and Means committees to further investigate allegations — unproven still — that Biden used past offices to help his son’s business ventures.

The White House official, who was granted anonymity to discuss the mood inside the building, wasn’t wrong. While McCarthy’s announcement was widely covered, by midday, television news had turned its attention to other topics. Within Biden world, those programming decisions reinforced the belief that House GOP inquiries have failed to resonate with the public and that Tuesday’s escalation wouldn’t either.” [READ MORE]