“Yes, I think there is a possibility of that, whether it is justified or not,” he said on the latest episode of his podcast. “Judgment with Ted Cruz.”
“Democrats have weaponized impeachment,” he said, referring to House Democrats who twice voted to impeach former President Donald Trump. “They use it for partisan purposes to go after Trump because they disagree with him. And one of the real disadvantages of doing that… is that the more you weaponize it and turn it into a a partisan, you know, what’s good for geese is good for the innocent.”
Trump is the only president to be impeached twice, but the Senate lacks the votes needed to convict him in both cases. In 2019, Trump Impeacher through his phone call with the leader of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. The call transcript released by the White House detailed how Trump begged Zelensky to investigate Biden, who defeated Trump in 2020, and his son, Hunter Biden.
Last year, House impeached Trump in his final days in office, charged him with instigating sedition during the attack on the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021.
On Tuesday, Cruz said that impeachment should not be used as a political tool.
“That’s not how impeachment works,” he said.
However, the young Texas senator also said there were “many grounds for considering impeachment” against Biden.
“Perhaps most convincing is the total lawlessness of President Biden’s refusal to enforce the border. His decision just defies federal immigration law and allows 2 million people to come here unhindered. back, contrary to his obligation under Article 2 of the Constitution that the laws be faithfully enforced,” he said. “That’s probably the strongest basis right now for impeachment, but there could be others.”
Cruz did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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