Psaki: Cruz should focus on ‘getting something done’ instead of impeachment talk
White House press secretary Jen Psaki slammed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) after the lawmaker predicted Republicans would have grounds to impeach President Biden if they regain power in Congress following the midterm elections.
“If we take the House, which I said is overwhelmingly likely, then I think we will see serious investigations of the Biden administration,” Cruz said on the latest episode of his podcast.
In terms of Republicans impeaching Biden, “I do think there’s a chance of that,” Cruz predicted.
“They used it for partisan purposes to go after Trump because they disagreed with him. One of the real disadvantages of doing that is the more you weaponize it and turn it into a partisan cudgel, you know, what’s good for the goose is good for the gander,” he said.
Psaki, during a briefing with reporters on Tuesday, dismissed Cruz’s comments.
“Well, our reaction is maybe Senator Cruz can work with us on getting something done on comprehensive immigration reform and putting in place measures that will help make sure smart security is what we see at the border, taking a more humane approach to the border instead of name-calling, accusation calling, and making predictions of the future,” Psaki said.
Cruz, an ex-rival turned ally of former president Trump, has regularly attacked the current administration during Biden’s first year in office.
Late last summer, he ripped members of his own party who he called “complicit” in aiding Biden’s spending agenda.
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