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GOP Calls for Biden’s Resignation, Impeachment

In response to a wave of Republicans calling for President Joe Biden to be impeached or resign over an attack in Afghanistan that killed 13 U.S. service members, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy promised that there will be a “day of reckoning” but stopped short of joining the chorus of demands…

Thirteen U.S. service members and dozens of Afghan civilians were killed in a suicide bombing outside the Kabul airport on Thursday. Another 18 service members were injured. ISIS-K took responsibility for the attack.

The attack prompted a flood of calls from Republicans for Biden to resign, be impeached, or be removed by his Cabinet through a constitutional 25th Amendment process.

Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley said in a statement that Biden “has neither the will nor the capacity to lead” and called for his resignation. Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn tweeted not only Biden should resign but that Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley “should all resign or face impeachment and removal from office.” Read more…

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