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House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) essentially put President Joe Biden and members of his family on notice this week about what they can expect to see from him and other GOP leaders very soon.
In an interview with Newsmax TV host Eric Bolling, the Kentucky Republican said that the Biden family could soon expect to see some subpoenas requesting information regarding alleged influence-peddling schemes that extend back more than a decade.
Comer told Bolling that overall, Americans who want to see the Bidens held to account are “going to be very satisfied with the next step.”
“We built a case that will win in court, and we’ve made it all the way to the personal bank records of the Bidens,” Comer said.
“So now that we can trace the money, we have enough bank records that we can bring the Bidens in,” Comer said. “So we’re preparing everything now to be able to serve them and try to bring them in. We’ve got a couple more bank statements that need to come in first, but when that all comes in, it should be in a matter of days.
“Then I think the American people who want to see this family held accountable, I think they’re going to be very satisfied with the next step,” the GOP leader and former banker added.
Newsmax noted further:
Comer’s news comes one day after announcing yet another “loan repayment” check from James Biden to his brother, President Biden. This check, for $40,000, “came from CEFC,” Comer said, a Chinese energy company, “which was the deal that Joe was going to be 10% on with the Chinese Communist Party.” It all began, Comer said Wednesday, “with a shakedown in the summer of 2017” by Hunter Biden.
Comer said getting the personal bank records of Joe Biden “will be probably left for any type of potential impeachment hearing.”
Speaker Mike Johnson told reporters Thursday that a decision on impeachment is coming “very soon.”
“But with respect to the Biden family, remember there are nine of these family members that have received funds from the influence-peddling scheme,” Comer told the Newsmax TV and former Fox News host. “So obviously, we want to know what exactly the family did to receive the money and, you know, I hate to involve grandkids and family members like that that probably had no idea money was going into their account.
“But, unfortunately, because of the misbehavior of their family, money did go into their account, so we want to know what they knew about it and when,” Comer said.
Meanwhile, House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) was asked during a Thursday press conference if he believes GOP-run committees have uncovered enough evidence to justify impeaching Biden, to which he responded, “I do believe that very soon we are coming to a point of decision on it.”
Later, he added, “We’re going to follow the evidence where it leads, and we’ll see, and I’m not going to pre-determine it this morning.”
Johnson, who has a background in constitutional law, went on to emphasize the importance of due process, The Hill reported.
“I have been very consistent, intellectually consistent in this, and persistent that we have to follow due process and the law,” he said. “That means following our obligation on the Constitution and doing appropriate investigations in the right way at the right pace so that the evidence comes in and we follow the evidence where it leads. You follow the truth where it leads.”
Last week, the newly elected Speaker laid out his priorities for the next 100 days, and ensuring that the impeachment inquiry into Biden continues was one of them.
“It is ‘very likely’ that President Biden has committed impeachable offenses, according to Speaker Mike Johnson, who was elected to the office on Wednesday,” Newsweek reported.