A House investigation into Hunter Biden almost certainly uncovered his shady foreign activities during the time of Kevin, whose father was Vice President and leader of the House Republican Party. The recognition would extend to US intelligence agencies and secretaries, McCarthy told the Post.
"They should talk to us," McCarthy said in an exclusive interview with The Post. "You'll want to ask these individuals when and what they knew.
"People can come and talk to us and answer questions. , may also use subpoenas,” he added.
In October 2020, not long after the Post published its first article documenting a potentially criminal overseas business transaction found on Hunter Biden's abandoned laptop. A few days later, 51 former intelligence officials described the story as “Russia.”
“Emails purportedly belonging to Vice President Biden’s son Hunter reached U.S. political circles. relates to his time as an officer of the Ukrainian gas company Burisma.Russian Intelligence Operations'letter was read just 14 days before the presidential election.
in this case," he solemnly said. continued to “If we are correct, this means that Russia is trying to influence how Americans vote in this election, and we strongly believe Americans need to be aware of this.”
Although the Bidens never denied the hard drive information first disclosed by the Post, it has since been accepted as fact by even the most liberal media outlets, including The New York Times and The Washington Post. It is
But when the Washington Post reached out to all 51 officials in his March,most ignored the investigation and none apologized. Some have doubled.
"Yes, I stand by the statement at the time. Said James Clapper, who served as Director of National Intelligence from 2010 to 2017 when Joe Biden was unprotected.
John Brennan, CIA Director since 2013 Leon Panetta, who served as CIA Director from 2009 to 2011 and Secretary of Defense from 2011 to 2013, also signed.
"You should first ask these individuals, 'Sign the letter today. Who asked you to sign the letter? Why did you sign the letter? What information did you have before?" McCarthy said . “What made you feel comfortable signing that letter, especially given your own reputation? Was it someone in the [Biden] campaign asking the question, or people in the Intel community?
"I believe these questions must be answered. We cannot allow the Intel community to use names in an inappropriate manner without correcting them," McCarthy said. increase.
Intel executives denounce Hunter Biden Even if it is proven that they knew of the illegal act and did nothing, and then publicly lied about it, insiders say public disgrace rather than criminal prosecution. Be expected.
So far, House investigators have not been in contact with the letter signatories.
The Republicans in the House by just four votes won him a majority in the House. If Republicans win the House of Representatives, an outcome widely expected by both parties, McCarthy plans to replace Nancy Pelosi as chairman.
Even without a majority, the House Oversight Committee continues to shave. On Thursday, a member of the Republican Party ripped his FBI Director Christopher Wray out of him, wanting to know at least why his agency was using Hunter's Biden laptop, which he's owned since December 2019. I'm here. Critics like Senator Ron Johnson (Wisconsin Republican) say he "doesn't trust" the FBI or the Department of Justice to investigate Hunter Biden.
"I'm going to give [Wray] the benefit of the doubt at this point," McCarthy objected. "We're going to ask hard questions. If we don't get honest answers, there will be consequences."
House RepublicanHunter Biden himself have already pledged to submit
Investigation of Hunter Biden leads Republican leader Blizzard of investigation planned by. Other blockbuster investigations include the origins of coronavirus and the US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
McCarthy notes that Republicans have already sent more than 500 "preservation letters" (demanding that certain data and documents not be destroyed) to various agencies and individuals to protect needed information. He boasted that he did and resented Hunter Biden's proposal. Investigations are political. He said the investigation would go full steam ahead, even if President Biden announced he would not seek re-election in 2024.