The corruption of the U.S. government is exemplified by the Biden administration. The corruption of the Biden administration is exemplified by its Department of Justice. And the corruption of the Department of Justice is presided over by Attorney General Merrick Garland.
But that isn’t the worst of it. Corruption of the Department of Justice goes to the heart of American democracy. It makes a mockery of the rule of law. It thumbs its nose at the Constitution. Corruption of some agencies might only a costly annoyance. Corruption of the Department of Justice threatens our republic.
But that isn’t the half of it. Garland has been central to the weaponization of government–specifically, the Department of Justice–to attack the Democratic Party’s political enemies, and run interference on behalf of its well-connected members. Garland has swung into action against the Democratic Party’s foes even when they are just parents who express concern at school board meetings. This is intolerable.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, citing the evidence of Garland’s perjury that we have written about, today signaled willingness to take action against the Attorney General:
We need to get to the facts, and that includes reconciling these clear disparities. U.S. Attorney David Weiss must provide answers to the House Judiciary Committee.
If the whistleblowers' allegations are true, this will be a significant part of a larger impeachment inquiry into… https://t.co/Q3LLeJhW85
— Kevin McCarthy (@SpeakerMcCarthy) June 25, 2023
We don’t yet know how the specific inquiry into Garland’s role in the Hunter Biden cover-up will turn out, but on the broader issue of the weaponization of the Department of Justice, the verdict is in. Garland should be impeached. Let’s hope the House has the will and the votes to do it.