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Republicans consider broad investigations into the Biden administration

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(Washington) US Republican lawmakers intend to launch broad investigations into the administration of Joe Biden if they regain control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, their leader in the lower house of Congress, Kevin McCarthy, assured. in an interview aired Monday on CNN.

Among the files that the new majority would like to reopen, Kevin McCarthy notably mentioned the chaotic way in which the United States withdrew from Afghanistan in August 2021, but also the causes of the COVID-19 pandemic, and did not ruled out the possible launch of dismissal procedures, which some members of his party are calling for, without specifying who would be targeted.

“We will never use impeachment for political purposes,” said McCarthy, who could become Speaker of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, replacing Democrat Nancy Pelosi. “That doesn’t mean, however, that if something comes up it won’t be used at another time.”


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The 57-year-old Republican has assured that he has the support of his party as well as Donald Trump to take the lead in the House of Representatives, while the Grand Old Party is favored by the polls in the polls on Tuesday in which all 435 seats in the lower house are put back into play.

Seven years after failing – narrowly – to become Speaker of the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, elected from California, would then take his revenge thanks to his efforts to woo Donald Trump and his faithful.

In this interview on CNN, the Republican also recalled that his party intended to fight inflation and immigration as a priority.



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