Your NPR news source
What's Ahead for Rep. Kevin McCarthy and the Republican Party?

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 14: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) arrives to a House Republican Caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol Building on November 14, 2022 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow House Republicans will hold elections for leadership positions for the 118th congress. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

What's Ahead for Rep. Kevin McCarthy and the Republican Party?

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 14: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) arrives to a House Republican Caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol Building on November 14, 2022 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow House Republicans will hold elections for leadership positions for the 118th congress. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

Rep. Krishnamoorthi discusses Republican impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday opened an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, claiming a “culture of corruption” in the Biden family Reset checks in with a congressman from Illinois for his take.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 14: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) arrives to a House Republican Caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol Building on November 14, 2022 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow House Republicans will hold elections for leadership positions for the 118th congress. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

   

McCarthy accused the administration of giving President Biden’s son Hunter “special treatment” in a criminal tax investigation against him.

The impeachment inquiry comes as both political parties are gearing up for the 2024 election, and it potentially puts Democrats on the defensive as the campaign season ramps up.

Reset checks in with a Democratic Congressman from Illinois for his take.

GUEST: Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08)

More From This Show
Mayor Johnson explores making reparations a reality in Chicago, and cooling centers close for Juneteenth holiday during record-breaking heat wave.
The Mediterranean diet isn’t the only healthy cultural heritage cuisine out there.