White House Reportedly Issuing Demands to CNN, NYT, Fox: ‘Ramp Up’ Scrutiny of GOP to Combat Impeachment

The White House is calling for media organizations to do its work by attacking Republicans now that a formal impeachment inquiry has been launched, according to a new report.

On Tuesday, Speaker Kevin McCarthy authorized a formal impeachment inquiry based on preliminary findings of House committees that have been investigating the activities of the Biden family, with a focus on the actions of Hunter Biden and the extent to which President Joe Biden participated in those activities during and after the years when he was vice president. Joe Biden has insisted he was never involved in his son’s business ventures.

A draft copy of the letter to news organizations was obtained by CNN.

“It’s time for the media to ramp up its scrutiny of House Republicans for opening an impeachment inquiry based on lies,” wrote Ian Sams, a spokesman for the White House Counsel’s Office.

The letter said that an inquiry that does not have all of its evidence already gathered should “set off alarm bells for news organizations,” CNN reported.

CNN, The New York Times, Fox News, the Associated Press, CBS News, and other outlets will be sent the letter, CNN quoted “a White House official familiar with the



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