'Merry Impeachment': GOP Leader ridiculed for suggesting that the impeachment vote is 'hours before Christmas'
Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy

In the run-up to the House impeachment vote against President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) took the floor to complain that the impeachment vote was being held "just hours before Christmas" — a debatable claim, as Christmas is a week from today.


The internet promptly deluged McCarthy in mockery for his creative license with the calendar. Some people pointed out that President Bill Clinton was in fact impeached a day closer to Christmas than Trump: