Republicans deal historical blow to Biden and it could be the end for his whole family

The corrupt Biden family has escaped justice for a long time. But now, it seems that things might be over for them.

Because Republicans have dealt a historic blow to Joe Biden, and it could be the end for his whole family.

In a historic move, the House of Representatives voted on Wednesday afternoon to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress.

This vote comes in response to Garland’s refusal to hand over the audio recordings of President Joe Biden’s interview with Special Counsel Robert Hur concerning the classified documents investigation.

The resolution passed by a narrow margin, 216 to 207, with one Republican joining 206 Democrats in opposition.

This decision marks a significant escalation in the ongoing battle between the Biden administration and congressional Republicans.

The controversy began in May when President Biden asserted executive privilege over the audio recordings.

White House counsel Ed Siskel emphasized in a letter that the audio lacked a legitimate need to be released and accused congressional Republicans of intending to manipulate the recordings for partisan purposes.

“The absence of a legitimate need for the audio recordings lays bare your likely goal — to chop them up, distort them, and use them for partisan political purposes,” Siskel wrote.

This assertion of executive privilege has been a significant point of contention, with Republicans arguing that transparency is necessary for accountability in the classified documents investigation.

Attorney General Garland has staunchly defended his decision not to release the audio. In early June, he told Congress that providing the audio would “chill cooperation with the department in future investigations.”

Garland argued that releasing the recordings could set a dangerous precedent, deterring witnesses from cooperating with future investigations out of fear that their interviews might be broadcast to the public and Congress.

Garland also highlighted the extensive cooperation his department had already provided. “We went to extraordinary lengths to ensure that the committee gets responses to its legitimate requests for information,” Garland said.

He noted that Special Counsel Hur’s report, transcripts of Biden’s interview, and more than five hours of testimony from Hur had all been made available to Congress.

The House Judiciary and Oversight Committees voted in May to approve a motion to hold Garland in contempt, citing the need for full transparency in the investigation.

Committee members argued that the audio recordings were crucial for understanding the context and tone of Biden’s statements, which could potentially reveal inconsistencies or gaps in the written transcripts.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has been a vocal advocate for obtaining the audio.

“The American people deserve to know the full truth about the President’s involvement in the mishandling of classified documents,” Jordan said. “Attorney General Garland’s refusal to comply with our subpoena undermines the principles of transparency and accountability.”

The vote to hold Garland in contempt is a significant political maneuver, reflecting the deep partisan divisions in Washington.

For many, this move underscores their commitment to holding the Biden administration accountable, particularly in light of what they perceive as a pattern of stonewalling and obfuscation.

“This administration has repeatedly shown that it has something to hide,” said Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), the House Minority Leader.

“By refusing to release the audio, Attorney General Garland is shielding the President from scrutiny. The American people deserve better.”

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