Joe Biden: I'm The 'Only Reason' For Impeachment Efforts Against Trump
Presidential hopeful boasts of key role
Biden told he audience he is “the only reason there is an impeachment going on.”
The former Vice President took credit for the Democrat-led impeachment efforts in the House.
“I may be the last guy that publicly called for impeachment, but I’m the only reason there is impeachment going on,” Biden said.
“Our democracy is literally at stake.”
“It’s not a joke,” he continued, calling Trump’s administration “the most corrupt administration in modern American history. Maybe ever.”
“The fact of the matter is that whether or not the Senate will impeach … there’s no option but to deal with this,” Biden said.
“I think the boy knows that I’ll beat him like a drum if I get the nomination,” Biden added.
“If, in fact, the House doesn’t move and let the facts fall where they may, what does the next unethical president [do], if we elect another one? What’s that say they can do? What’s gonna happen? They have to know there’s consequences,” he added.
The impeachment inquiry derives from the White House whistleblower, who claimed that President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate his 2020 rival Joe Biden during a July phone call.
In 2018, Biden said during an appearance at the Council on Foreign Relations:
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“I said, I’m telling you, you’re not getting the billion dollars. I said, you’re not getting the billion. I’m going to be leaving here in; I think it was about six hours."
“I looked at them and said: I’m leaving in six hours. If the prosecutor is not fired, you’re not getting the money. Well, son of a bitch. He got fired,” he boasted.
Biden's campaign went on he offense over questions over business dealings in both Ukraine and China.
Hunter Biden is stepping down from his position at BHR Equity Investment Fund Management, yet despite surrendering his role, he likely still holds millions of dollars of value in the company.T
Through a company Hunter Biden created called Skaneateles LLC in 2017, he acquired a 10 percent stake in BHR. In a statement from Hunter Biden’s lawyer, he claims that his client’s stake in the company is only valued at $420,000.