GOP lawmaker calls on the Cabinet to “explore” removing Biden under the 25th Amendment
Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.) called on members of the Biden administration to “explore” removing President Biden under the 25th Amendment after a special counsel cleared him of wrongdoing but portrayed him as an elderly man with a failing memory.
in Message obtained by Fox News DigitalTenney reportedly wrote to Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday night to share her “serious concerns.”
“Having concluded that President Biden knowingly and intentionally removed, mishandled and repeatedly disclosed classified documents over a period of decades, Mr. Hoare nevertheless recommended that he not be charged,” her letter said. “The arguments made by the private investigator were troubling.”
Special Counsel Robert Hoare released his findings Thursday in the case involving Biden’s handling of classified materials. Hoare’s 388-page report investigated how documents from Biden’s time as vice president ended up at his home in Wilmington, Delaware, and in an old office. Hoare decided that It was kept “intentionally”. documents, but did not bring any charges, and described Biden as a “criminal.” “An old man with a weak memory.”
Tenney said the Justice Department “cannot ethically” bring charges against former President Trump and declined to bring them against Biden.
She said that Biden, who is 81 years old, lacks the ability to carry out his responsibilities as president.
“You should therefore explore the procedures necessary to impeach a president under the 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution,” she wrote. “President Biden must be indicted, or he must be impeached.”
The 25th Amendment, ratified after the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy, is a measure to replace a president in the event of death, impeachment, resignation, or incapacity.
Tenney shared Fox’s story on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter.
Biden angrily defended himself on Thursday evening in the wake of the special counsel’s report, saying during a press conference: “I got this country back on its feet.”
The Hill has reached out to Tenney’s office for more information.
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