(RightIsRight.co) – As if things weren’t dire already for Joe Biden ahead of the 2024 election, his family seems to be obsessed with tarnishing the name of his family even further.
House Republicans on the Oversight and Judiciary Committees have taken a significant step in their ongoing investigations by introducing resolutions recommending that Hunter Biden be held in contempt of Congress.
This move comes in response to Biden’s non-compliance with congressional subpoenas, which demanded his attendance at a closed-door deposition on December 13.
The core of the issue lies in Hunter Biden’s alleged defiance of these subpoenas, opting to hold a press conference at Capitol Hill on the same day as the scheduled deposition. At this conference, he vehemently denied any financial involvement of his father, President Joe Biden, in his business dealings. He also reiterated his willingness to testify publicly, a proposal that contrasts with the Committees’ demand for a closed-door session.
The reports accompanying the resolutions from the Oversight and Judiciary Committees outline the significance of Hunter Biden’s testimony. They suggest that his testimony is crucial to the impeachment inquiry into President Biden, which focuses on allegations of abusing office for personal gain, providing foreign interests with access in exchange for payments, and participating in schemes to enrich himself or his family.
James Comer, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, and Jim Jordan, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, have been vocal about initiating contempt of Congress proceedings against Hunter Biden following his press conference. They, along with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith, are spearheading the impeachment inquiry into President Biden. This inquiry was formalized by House Republicans on December 13.
The resolution of contempt against Hunter Biden is set for further consideration, with the Judiciary and Oversight Committees planning to hold markups on January 10 to discuss their respective resolutions and reports. This move by House Republicans highlights the escalating tension and scrutiny surrounding the Biden family, particularly in the context of the broader impeachment inquiry. The outcome of these proceedings could have significant implications for the political landscape and the Biden administration.