Joe Biden ‘clarifies’ his statements about not testifying in Senate impeachment trial

Joe Biden ‘clarifies’ his statements about not testifying in Senate impeachment trial
Joe and Hunter Biden

Joe Biden might know and use a lot of antiquated words like haberdasher, but he seems not to know the difference between a clarification and a repetition.

This morning, the former Vice President tweeted what he called a clarification of his statement regarding his refusal to comply with a Senate subpoena in Pres. Trump’s impeachment trial. Yet his explanation is nothing more than a restatement of his previous position, couched in a pretext of fairness based on his past actions.

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His claim that there is “no legal basis” for a subpoena is a product of his imagination. Since Trump is being accused of interfering with the 2020 election by asking the president of Ukraine to reopen an investigation of Hunter Biden’s nefarious dealings, Biden’s “conduct” — and in particular his own admitted interference in that very investigation when he was vice president — is indeed germane to the impeachment.

In fact, if Biden has done nothing wrong, why would he be reluctant to testify other than the fact that by doing so he would be committing the same “crime” that Trump has been accused of?

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles

Ben Bowles is a freelance writer and regular contributor to "Liberty Unyielding."

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