House Judiciary Chair Jim Jordan is desperately trying to spin the damning news on ex–FBI informant Alexander Smirnov.

Representative Jim Jordan seems to be struggling with the realization that Republicans’ impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden appears to be founded on a bed of lies peddled by the Russian government.

On Wednesday, the Ohio Republican got caught up in his own words, insisting that the inquiry still had merit, despite the Justice Department indictment against its primary witness, Alexander Smirnov.

“You said the 1023 is the most corroborating piece of information you have,” CNN’s Manu Raju prompted the Freedom Caucus politician on Wednesday, referring to the FBI’s FD-1023 form that documents Smirnov’s claims, which he is now accused of completely making up. In December, Jordan claimed the 1023 form constituted the “key” impeachable offense.

“It corroborates but it doesn’t change the fundamental facts,” Jordan responded, trying to flip the script and maintain that Biden was still involved in his son’s business dealings during his vice presidency.

  • @marx2k
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    423 months ago

    Jim Jordan Spirals When Asked About Losing His Star Biden witness

    Article is literally a single sentence from Jordan.

    Thanks for wasting my time

    • @[email protected]
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      43 months ago

      This article is trash, but necessarily for the reason you stated: there’s a video that shows when jim jordan was asked the question. I wouldn’t say he fumbles at all, he lists several reasons why the impeachment should continue. Whether or not their true and a sufficient reason to go along with the impeachment is another question, but I don’t think I’d describe him as fumbling.