Jubilee Party vice-chairman David Murathe says the relationship between President Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto is totally broken.
Murathe, who spoke during an interview with K24 TV, described the political differences between the two former allies as irreconcilable.
He claimed DP Ruto openly defied Uhuru when he instructed some Jubilee Senators to snub a parliamentary group meeting called by the President at State House last week.
“It is not a secret, the DP was actively whipping Senators not to attend. That is the height of insolence, it is unheard of anywhere in the world. That actually is not only defiance but a threat to the President.,” Murathe stated.
He added: “It’s like asking the President ‘who do you think you are? You can call for a parliamentary group meeting and I can ask them not to come.’ Unfortunately, in this case, their numbers did not add up.”
While Murathe dismissed claims that there is a plan to impeach DP Ruto, he pointed out that there are enough grounds for his removal.
“This impeachment talk I can tell you is not on a card on the table. But as I had stated in an earlier interview, he should be careful with what he wishes for. If they want us to go there, I believe there are enough grounds,” he added.
The governing party recently embarked on a cleanup targeting leaders allied to DP Ruto with Senators Kipchumba Murkomen (Elgeyo-Marakwet) and Susan Kihika (Nakuru) being the first victims.
The two were stripped of their Senate Majority Leader and Majority Whip seats.