US Politics

Marion McKeone: Far right Republicans demand Biden impeachment with threats of government shutdown

The Freedom Caucus group claims the US president used his vice presidency to benefit his son Hunter’s business interests, despite there being no evidence to this effect

Joe Biden and his son Hunter: The Freedom Caucus is trying link the President to his son’s business dealings

After a summer in which Donald Trump dominated the news with multiple indictments and his fourth not-guilty plea in five months, Capitol Hill – and the Biden White House – is bracing for its own hurricane season.

House Republicans returning to Congress after the summer recess are in a mutinous mood. They’re demanding that their leader, speaker Kevin McCarthy, initiates impeachment proceedings against US President Joe Biden and are signalling their intention to force a ...