On Wednesday, House Republicans voted to open an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden by a vote of 221-212.

GOP members from politically competitive areas set aside their hesitations and pushed ahead with the Republican investigation.

Even Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colorado), who had expressed skepticism about the case for impeachment voted to support the inquiry.

Previously undecided members fell in line with party leaders. This includes a significant number of Republicans who represent districts won by Biden in the 2020 election.

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However, Republican leaders have a small margin of only three votes to spare, and a few of their members from swing districts are still unsure about the charges against Biden.

The vote provides a strong momentum that Republicans will find challenging to retreat from.

Some moderate Republicans claim that their lack of cooperation from Hunter Biden and other family members has led them to this decision. These members say that making the investigation official will increase the Republicans’ influence in obtaining necessary documents and witnesses, emphasizing that it is only an initial stage in the process.

The investigation has not yet discovered any concrete evidence indicating that Biden used his influence inappropriately to benefit his family members’ businesses.

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