Responding to the indictment against President Joe Biden’s son Hunter, Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy called it a “fig leaf” meant to divert attention.
He also stated that the impeachment inquiry launched by the House of Representatives against the president is a “step in the right direction.”
On X (formerly Twitter), Mr Ramaswamy said: “Today’s indictment against Hunter Biden is a smokescreen. Don’t fall for it. This is a fig leaf designed to distract from the real problem: the Biden family has sold out. American foreign policy for the private financial gain of their own family.”
“That’s really what’s wrong, and we need to detain politicians from both major political parties when they use our foreign policy to enrich their family members,” he added.
He went on to say that it is no coincidence that Hunter’s indictment comes as President Biden’s popularity within the Democratic Party is “collapsing.”
“The impeachment inquiry launched by the House of Representatives against President Biden is a step in the right direction, but the public should not fall for the ploy to distract from the real problem. It is also no coincidence that today’s indictment comes at a time when “President Biden’s popularity within the Democratic Party is waning. I predict this is the first step for the Democratic Party management class to push Joe Biden out of the race.” Biden will become a sacrificial pawn in the service of the deep state that wants to retain power.” at any cost,” Mr. Ramaswamy further said.
President Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, was indicted Thursday on three counts of illegally possessing a firearm while addicted to drugs, the New York Post reported.
The charges against Hunter carry up to 25 years in prison and could be the first of several criminal cases. Hunter, who is 53, could also face tax fraud and illegal foreign lobbying in DC and Los Angeles, according to the New York Post.
He was also accused of lying about his drug use on a gun purchase form in 2018 when he bought a Colt Cobra revolver.
Meanwhile, Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday authorized House of Representatives committees to launch a formal impeachment inquiry into US President Joe Biden based on the Republican Party’s investigation into his family’s foreign business ties and prosecution from his son Hunter Biden, The Hill reported.
McCarthy stated that the investigation will be overseen by House Oversight and Accountability Committee Chairman James Comer (R-Ky), in collaboration with House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Jason Smith (R-Mo). ).
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