Freshman Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA, pledged on Newsmax Wednesday night to file articles of impeachment on Joe Biden on his first day in office. Rep. Greene made the pledge shortly after the U.S. House impeached President Donald Trump for the second time.
“We cannot have a President of the United States that is willing to abuse the power of the office of the presidency and be easily bought off by foreign governments, foreign Chinese energy companies, Ukrainian energy companies. So on January 21st, I will be filing articles of impeachment on Joe Biden,” said Rep. Greene.
She continued, “I’m a big believer of having people in office that are actually willing to do the job and I can’t imagine people in this country being so fearful of a future of a Biden presidency that they may be willing to commit violence like they did in the Capitol here in Washington, D.C. We cannot have that, I do not condone that violence. The American people need hope, they need to know that there are Republicans in Congress that are willing to stand up and fight for them, regardless of being in a minority, regardless of having all odds against us, against me, or against anyone in Congress, we have to hold people accountable.”
Rep. Greene then referred to the infamous video of then-Vice President Joe Biden explaining how he pressured Ukrainian officials to fire prosecutor Viktor Shokin. Moreover, Rep. Greene mentioned Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden, who is currently under a federal investigation into his taxes, and discussed the “smoking gun” New York Post report that revealed how Hunter Biden allegedly used his father to profit overseas.
“Joe Biden is on record, on the phone saying that he would withhold a billion dollars of foreign aid if he didn’t get his way with these deals with his son Hunter,” Rep. Greene explained. “And there’s an ongoing investigation with Hunter Biden’s laptop, into being bought and paid for by Communist Chinese energy companies. This is a dangerous threat to our country when we have a man that will be holding the power of the presidency but will so easily and is on record for abusing power.”
It’s unclear, however, how other Republican lawmakers are reacting to Rep. Greene’s move. When asked by Newsmax on Thursday about her party’s reaction, Rep. Greene didn’t definitively answer.
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Oklahoma’s Republican Governor Kevin Stitt signed a bill into law on Wednesday which bans virtually all abortions “from the moment of fertilization.”
“I promised Oklahomans that as governor I would sign every piece of pro-life legislation that came across my desk and I am proud to keep that promise today. From the moment life begins at conception is when we have a responsibility as human beings to do everything we can to protect that baby’s life and the life of the mother,” Stitt said in a statement. “That is what I believe and that is what the majority of Oklahomans believe.”
The state legislature first approved the bill, which goes into effect immediately, last week. It bans abortions from the moment of fertilization, except for in cases where rape or incest occurred, or where the mother’s life is in danger.
The law also allows for private citizens to sue doctors or those who participate in “producing an abortion for up to $10,000, mimicking the enforcement mechanism in Texas’s fetal heartbeat law” reports National Review.
Under the new law it is a felony offense to perform an abortion, “which will take effect in August unless a court challenge blocks it.”
Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed into law the most restive abortion ban in the United States. pic.twitter.com/nDjCQcG7UI
— Storme Jones (@StormeJones) May 25, 2022
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