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House Republicans send letter to Hunter Biden law firm requesting retention of records

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House Judiciary Committee Republicans sent a letter to Hunter Biden’s legal team asking him to “immediately” retain all records related to any business dealings he was engaged in during the Obama administration as well as related records to his notorious laptop he left at a Delaware repair shop.

“This investigation is important because of what we owe to the American people: the full story of the collusion and cover-up that we know took place in 2020, and the story that remains to be written about what we did. to ensure this abuse of power never happens again,” Ranking member Darrell Issa’s rep told Fox News Digital in a statement after sending the letter. “Jim Jordan, my colleagues and I are ready to go all the way.”

The Washington Post this week confirmed the authenticity of Hunter Biden’s infamous laptop.
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In the letter, House Republicans refer to a bomb report from the New York Post published in the weeks leading up to the 2020 presidential election detailing the contents of Hunter Biden’s laptop that suggested he was using his father’s position of power for his own financial gain.

“This article has raised doubts about President Biden’s refusal to ever speak to you about your international business dealings,” the letter said. “The Post reported an email in which a Ukrainian businessman urged you to ‘use your influence to convey a message/signal etc. in order to stop what we consider to be politically motivated actions.” In another email, the same businessman thanked you for arranging a meeting with your father, then Vice President Biden, the calling it “an honor and a pleasure. The Post reported that these emails came from a laptop computer belonging to you that you dumped at a computer store in Delaware.”

President Biden speaks about the state of the nation's fight against COVID-19 in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Washington.

President Biden speaks about the state of the nation’s fight against COVID-19 in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Washington.
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Republicans continue to call on the Biden campaign and administration to constantly dismiss the contents of the laptop as “Russian disinformation” while claiming that father and son never discussed the latter’s business dealings abroad.

“Contrary to claims by the Biden campaign and prominent Democrats, the content of the New York Post reporting has never been refuted,” the letter continued. “On the contrary, eighteen months after the Post article, other news outlets are finally confirming the Post’s reporting.”

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The Republicans added that Congress has “an obligation to examine these facts” and explained that “material preservation is essential for us to conduct a comprehensive review of these issues.”

The letter comes the same day Democrats on the House Oversight and Reform Committee rejected a motion by Republicans to subpoena Hunter Biden as a witness during his hearing on electrifying the Postal Service’s vehicle fleet. American (USPS).

“Democrats just defeated our motion to subpoena Hunter Biden,” tweeted the committee’s GOP members. “They refuse to hold Hunter accountable for his shady business dealings that make us more dependent on China for renewable energy. Accountability is long overdue.”

Last week, Republican Sens. Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson traveled to the Senate to sound the alarm over what they say are troubling financial entanglements between President Bidenthe son hunter and the Chinese government in the form of a receipt provided by the senators showing a state-controlled Chinese energy company paying Wells Fargo Clearing Services $100,000 with “additional credit” going to Owasco, Hunter Biden’s company.

“CEFC operated under the guise of a private company but was for all intents and purposes an arm of the Chinese government,” Grassley said. “Hunter Biden and James Biden were the perfect vehicle through which the Chinese Communist government was able to gain inroads here in the United States through CEFC and its affiliates.

Senator Chuck Grassley

Senator Chuck Grassley
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White House Chief of Staff Ron Klein noted Sunday that the president is “confident”, Hunter Biden has committed no wrongdoing.

“Of course, the president is satisfied that his son did not break the law,” Klain said, “but most importantly, as I said, this is a matter that will be decided by the Department of Justice, through the legal process. This is something that nobody in the White House is involved in.”

Latham & Watkins LLP, the law firm representing Hunter Biden that received the letter from House Republicans, did not immediately respond to a Fox News Digital request for comment.

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