2024 Republican Demands Impeachment Of Who?

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On Thursday (June 30), GOP Presidential candidate Nikki Haley declared Congressional Republicans “absolutely should” begin the process to impeach President Joe Biden over the allegations made hu a whistleblower that the President meddled in a government investigation into his son Hunter.

In her appearance on Fox News’ “Gutfeld,” Haley was asked by host Greg Gutfeld why the GOP couldn’t begin impeaching the President now, prompting Haley to say, “Well, they absolutely should.”

Haley, a former governor of South Carolina and ambassador to the United Nations under former President Donald Trump, comments come as House Republicans seek to question officials from the Justice Department and the IRS regarding allegations of interference in an investigation into Hunter Biden.

The House Oversight, Judiciary, and Ways and Means committees’ chairs are requesting to interview more than a dozen officials who were involved in investigating Hunter Biden’s alleged tax-related misdemeanors.

While discussing the IRS whistleblower, Haley described the individual as “actually legit,” suggesting Gary Shapley, the whistleblower, wasn’t someone trying “say something” for the sake of it.

Shapley, who hasn’t been named until recently, was a supervisory special agent with IRS criminal investigations.

He worked for the Internal Revenue Service since 2009 before testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee in May, a transcript of his testimony was later released in June.

Among Shapley’s damning allegations was one made against David Weiss, the U.S. attorney for Delaware.

In that allegation, Shapley claims Weiss attempted to charge Hunter Biden with more serious offenses in Washington, D.C., and California, but the U.S. attorneys in those areas refused to do so.

The Justice Department has disputed the accusations, stating that U.S. Attorney David Weiss has the power to decide if, when, and where charges should be filed without needing additional approval, according to Wyn Hornbuckle, the deputy director of the Justice Department Office of Public Affairs.