All six House Republicans from Alabama voted on Wednesday to authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden.

The measure passed 221 to 212, with all present Democrats voting against it.

"Today, I voted to open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden," U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) said. "This resolution is a critically important step to ensure compliance with the law and full transparency of the process. To date, the Biden Administration has impeded the House's investigation; therefore, the House has voted to reaffirm that the inquiry is authorized and can proceed to its conclusion. While a father should not be punished for the crimes of his son, it appears this President has possibly committed multiple impeachable offenses. At the top of that list is serving as a possible accomplice (the "Big Guy") to the business dealings of his son, Hunter Biden. Just today, Hunter Biden refused to obey a Congressional subpoena. No one – not even the President's family – gets to dictate how and which laws apply to them. Hunter Biden is going to learn that while it may be lucrative to trade off of his father's name, it does not get him special treatment from the law."

 U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) said, "I'm confident that my colleagues on the appropriate committees will get to the bottom of all of this and Congress will hold the Bidens accountable."

"This action reaffirms House Republicans' ongoing impeachment investigation and establishes a framework and transparency to ensure Congress can deliver answers to the American people," Rogers continued. "House Republicans have followed the facts and are uncovering extensive evidence demonstrating highly questionable business dealings by Joe Biden and his family with foreign countries. The vote today establishes the formal process for this inquiry to go forward with adherence to established procedure with full transparency the American people expect. This vote by House Republicans stands in clear contrast to the illegitimate witch hunt by then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi against President Trump. It has become increasingly clear that Joe Biden engaged in shady business deals and bribery. Clearly, the Bidens have a lot to hide, and House Republicans are going to turn over every stone to ensure Americans get the answers they deserve. This legislation will do just that."

U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) said his vote was "a step toward government transparency and accountability, specifically with the office of the President."

"During the entirety of Congress' investigation into the Biden family, the White House has been obstructing our ability to get the information we need. The American people should wonder why that is the case. Unlike the impeachment of President Trump which was based on false charges and was a political hack job, we have built a case based on solid evidence. Approving an impeachment inquiry is the next step in this process which will provide access to additional documents and other evidence I believe will provide proof President Biden was involved in what can only be described a family criminal cartel," Palmer said. "President Biden has continually lied about his involvement in this growing family enrichment scheme, and, with a formal impeachment inquiry, the House can now lay out the evidence for everyone to see. It is time the President and his family are held accountable." 

The GOP-led committees on Oversight, Ways & Means, and the Judiciary have been investigating Biden over accusations he had leveraged his office as vice president in the Obama administration to enrich his family through foreign businesses, according to Fox News.

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) said, "The Biden Administration has repeatedly stonewalled any effort to investigate credible allegations that the President and his family personally benefited from Joe Biden's career as a federal official."

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) said, "I have said from day one if we follow the money, we will be able to expose the truth about the Biden Crime Family."

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) said, "We already know Biden lied about being involved in his family's business dealings, using his vice president title as a brand, and taking money from Chinese state-linked companies."

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham), the lone Democrat in Alabama's House delegation, voted against the measure.

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