House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Friday that impeaching President Donald Trump would further divide the United States, calling on President-elect Joe Biden to defuse the tension and unite the country.
“Impeaching the President with just 12 days left will only divide our country more. I’ve reached out to President-elect Biden today & plan to speak to him about how we must work together to lower the temperature & unite the country to solve America’s challenges,” McCarthy said in a Twitter statement.
House Democrats, meanwhile, are planning for a fast-track impeachment vote next week under the charge, “Donald John Trump engaged in high Crimes and Misdemeanors by willfully inciting violence against the Government of the United States,” according to NBC News.
McCarthy condemned violence in his statement, saying that “the v