Comer Asks National Archives For Email Showing ‘Collusion’ Between Hunter and White House

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House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., sent a letter to the National Archives on Wednesday requesting unredacted emails involving communications between then-Vice President Joe Biden’s office and Hunter Biden’s business associates.

The committee is seeking unrestricted access to the case record titled “Records on Hunter Biden, James Biden, and Their Foreign Business Dealings,” which was recently made public due to an ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by America First Legal.

The letter provided to Fox News Digital requests complete versions of the records relevant for the Committee’s investigation into the Biden family.

An email exchange between Eric Schwerin (a longtime business associate) and Kate Bedingfield in Vice President Biden’s office discussing quotes about Hunter’s role in Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian energy firm, raises cause for concern as it occurred just hours before Vice President Biden traveled to Ukraine and publicly threatened to withhold $1 billion in US aid if Ukrainian officials did not fire then-prosecutor general Viktor Shokin who was leading an investigation into Burisma’s founder Mykola Zlochevsky.

Comer suggested that there is evidence of collusion between Joe Biden’s vice presidential office and his son’s businesses in efforts to spin media stories about Burisma while pushing an anti-corruption agenda in Ukraine.

He stated that “Americans demand accountability for this abuse of government office for the benefit of the Biden family” and assured that “the Oversight Committee will continue to pursue all evidence to provide much needed transparency.”

This request has sparked debate among conservatives regarding how far politicians should be able to go with their use of public authority for personal gain or political advantage.

Some conservative theorists have argued that instances like these undermine ethical standards established by our nation’s founding documents such as justice being blind regardless of one’s wealth or social status while others suggest that personal gain can sometimes coincide with serving public interest when used appropriately.

One prominent conservative thinker wrote: “It is necessary for people in positions of power—particularly those with executive authority—to exercise discretion over how they use their influence while remaining mindful of potential conflicts of interest.”

Ultimately, it appears that Comer wants answers from both sides involved – not only from Hunter but also from any aides within Joe Biden’s Office who may have had knowledge or involvement in this matter – so proper action can be taken against any violations if applicable.

It remains unclear what repercussions may come from this investigation but it does speak volumes about how seriously our nation takes issues related to fairness and integrity when dealing with matters concerning governmental affairs at every level.

Additionally, Comer’s letter requests NARA produce all executive calendars created for Biden over the course of his vice presidency.

He said the committee needed the requested documents in order to draft potential legislation.

“The Committee seeks to craft legislative solutions aimed at deficiencies it has identified in the current legal framework regarding ethics laws and disclosure of financial interests related to the immediate family members of Vice Presidents and Presidents — deficiencies that may place American national security and interests at risk,” the letter states.

“The Committee is concerned that foreign nationals have sought access and influence by engaging in lucrative business relationships with high-profile political figures’ immediate family members, including members of the Biden family,” it adds. “For additional information regarding the Committee’s legislative purpose pertaining to this investigation, the Committee directs you to three bank records memoranda it has released this year.”

 

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