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Hunter Biden in defiant deposition blasts GOP, insists he did not involve his father in business

Feb. 28, 2024 20:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunter Biden was defiant Wednesday in a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill, blasting a Republican impeachment inquiry into his father and the family's business affairs as a “house of cards” built on “lies” as he faced a battery of probing questions from lawmakers. ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Feb. 26, 2024 17:04 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Feb. 22 The Washington Post on the Biden impeachment inquiry Until this month, House Republicans referred to information provided by a “highly credible” FBI informant as the core of...

FBI informant charged with lying about Joe and Hunter Biden's ties to Ukrainian energy company

Feb. 16, 2024 09:40 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI informant has been charged with fabricating a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden, his son Hunter and a Ukrainian energy company, a claim that is central to the Republican impeachment inquiry in Congress. Alexander Smirnov...

Hunter Biden agrees to private deposition with Republicans after months of defiance

Jan. 18, 2024 18:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunter Biden has agreed to appear before House Republicans for a private deposition next month, ending months of defiance from the president's son, who had insisted on testifying publicly. The House Oversight Committee announced Thursday that the two parties have...

Hunter Biden indicates willingness to comply with a Republican subpoena under certain conditions

Jan. 12, 2024 17:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunter Biden on Friday indicated a new willingness to testify before lawmakers under certain conditions but held firm against complying with a current subpoena as House Republicans moved to hold him in contempt of Congress. In a letter to the House Oversight and...

Republicans push ahead with Hunter Biden contempt charge after his surprise visit to Capitol Hill

Jan. 10, 2024 17:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday took the first step toward holding Hunter Biden in contempt of Congress for defying a congressional subpoena. They advanced the charge to a full House vote just hours after the president's son sparked a momentary political frenzy by appearing in the...

House Republicans ready contempt of Congress charges against Hunter Biden for defying a subpoena

Jan. 05, 2024 12:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans plan to move forward next week with holding Hunter Biden in contempt of Congress after the president's son defied a congressional subpoena to appear for a private deposition last month. The Republicans who lead the House Oversight and...

The Republican leading the probe of Hunter Biden has his own shell company and complicated friends

Dec. 15, 2023 13:22 PM EST

TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rep. James Comer, a multimillionaire farmer, boasts of being one of the largest landholders near his rural Kentucky hometown, and he has meticulously documented nearly all of his landholdings on congressional financial disclosure documents – roughly 1,600 acres (645...

Republicans threaten contempt proceedings if Hunter Biden refuses to appear for deposition

Dec. 06, 2023 15:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are warning Hunter Biden that they will move to hold him in contempt of Congress if he doesn’t appear this month for a closed-door deposition, raising the stakes in the growing standoff over testimony from President Joe Biden's son. Hunter...