CNN reports that House Republicans, with their upcoming majority, are planning to subpoena Hunter Biden.
CNN received this information directly from the horse’s mouth, which, in this case, is Rep. Jim Comer (R-KY). Comer is set to become the next chair of the House Oversight Committee when Republicans assume control over the House in January.
In the midterm elections, House Republicans campaigned on conducting various investigations into a wide array of issues, including the issue of Hunter Biden, his overseas business dealings, and the extent of his father’s involvement in these dealings.
House Republicans are poised to follow through on this campaign promise to investigate Hunter Biden and the Biden family.
“There are plans”
Comer briefly discussed the House Republicans’ upcoming investigation into Hunter Biden in an interview he did with CNN.
There, Comer revealed, “there’s no plans to subpoena Joe Biden. There are plans to subpoena Hunter Biden.”
Just because the president isn’t being subpoenaed, though, doesn’t mean that he isn’t being investigated.
Comer explained that House Republicans will not subpoena Biden because it’s too “complicated” to try to compel a sitting president to testify before Congress. But, Comer insisted that Biden will be investigated, saying, “this needs to be called the Biden investigation and not the Hunter Biden investigation.”
The joe Biden investigation
In this interview with CNN, Comer was following up on comments that he made earlier in the day at a press conference that he held. There, he spoke more about the upcoming investigation into President Biden.
“This committee will evaluate whether this president is compromised or swayed by foreign dollars,” Comer said, adding, “This is an investigation of Joe Biden.”
This question of President Biden’s involvement in his son’s international business dealings is the big question here. Based on the evidence already out there, many believe that Hunter Biden essentially sold access to his father, a member of the U.S. government. President Biden denies all of this.
Comer said at the press conference that the Biden family will be investigated by House Republicans for, at least, nine crimes:
Conspiracy or defrauding the United States; Wire fraud; Conspiracy to commit wire fraud; Violation of the Foreign Agents Registration Act; Violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; Violations of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000; Tax evasion; Money laundering; and Conspiracy to commit money laundering.