Democrats in the House Oversight Committee blocked a Republican-backed subpoena that would have forced Hunter Biden to testify before Congress earlier this week.
Unfortunately, we will have to wait a little longer to see crackhead Hunter under oath in a hot seat on Capitol Hill.
According to the House Oversight Republicans, the Democrats denied the motion with little to no justification, and are effectively running interference for the Biden Crime Family, refusing to hold them accountable.
The committee made the announcement in a Tweet on Tuesday afternoon:
If the motion had passed, Hunter would have had to appear and provide his ‘expert’ testimony at an upcoming Oversight hearing about making all US Postal Service vehicles electric, answering questions about his long history of energy deals with China, Russia, and Ukraine.
With him under oath, there surely would have been some other questions about his business dealings too. Is it any wonder why Dems shot this down?
The motion to subpoena Hunter was originally submitted by GOP Rep. Andy Biggs (AZ), who explained his reasoning in a Tweet this week.
I just made a motion to subpoena Hunter Biden as a witness for the House Oversight and Reform Committee’s hearing on electrifying.
Hunter sold a U.S. cobalt mine to a Chinese company. Cobalt is necessary for electric car production. Hunter’s expertise is invaluable!
As the DC Swamp attempts to protect the degenerate bagman of the Biden Crime Family, the investigation surrounding him just continues to heat up in the wake of the NY Times recent acknowledgment of his ‘laptop from hell.’
The investigation into Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop seems to be swirling ever closer to the president himself as a grand jury begins seeking to identify “the big guy” mentioned in Hunter’s emails.
In October of 2021, the New York Post published excerpts from a book that details the information gleaned from a laptop that Hunter Biden abandoned at a computer repair shop in Delaware.
The paper went on to report that someone identified as “the Big Guy” expected a 10 percent cut from the deals Hunter made. It was suggested that this “big guy” who expected kickbacks from his son’s shady deals in Ukraine, China and other places where Hunter sold the influence of his father’s name was none other than Joe Biden himself.
The “big guy” claim was made in an email written by Hunter Biden business partner James Gilliar, who had outlined a proposition of payment of equity in a company created for a joint venture with CEFC China Energy Co.
The line in question noted that ten percent would be “held by H for the big guy.”
Now, as a grand jury is looking into Hunter Biden, a witness was asked to identify just who “the big guy” is, according to the New York Post.
The Post went on to hint that the grand jury question came after the information about James Gilliar’s email was introduced during the secret proceedings currently being held in Wilmington, Delaware.
It has also been reported that former Biden business partner Tony Bobulinski alleged that the “big guy” was Joe Biden and any deals made by Biden’s extended family members would commonly include a percentage of the proceeds going to Joe Biden as a kickback.
Joe Biden has repeatedly told the American people that he has no knowledge about Hunter’s business deals, that he never spoke to Hunter about any of them, and that he was not involved in any of Hunter’s deals.
But Bobulinski added, “I have heard Joe Biden say he has never discussed his dealings with Hunter. That is false.”
Bobulinski noted that he knew things were shaky because he was warned not to mention Joe Biden being involved in any of Hunter’s dealings.
News of the documents on the laptop led one George Washington University Law School professor to say that it was clear to him that Joe and Hunter were selling Joe’s influence as vice president.
In July of last year, professor Jonathan Turley bemoaned “the concerted and often embarrassing blackout in the media on stories involving Hunter Biden’s influence peddling during his father’s tenure as Vice President.”
“That includes the burying of the laptop story and the growing contradictions over his father’s denial of any knowledge or involvement in his shady business dealings,” Turley added.
“Even recent reports that Hunter may have paid prostitutes with his father’s account were blacked out by mainstream media which exhaustively pursued any story related to the Trump children and their dealings and life styles,” Turley lamented.
White House chief of staff Ron Klain desperately tried to throw the spotlight off the president, saying that his boss was “confident that his son didn’t break the law” and “confident that his family did the right thing,” according to the Post.
“But, again, I want to just be really clear, these are actions by Hunter and his brother,” Klain told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos.
“They’re private matters. They don’t involve the president. And they certainly are something that no one at the White House is involved in.”
Granted, we do not have definitive evidence that “the big guy” mentioned in the documents on Hunter’s laptop is Joe Biden. But the investigation seems to be swirling closer to the president with every revelation. And clearly, Biden’s representatives are scrambling.
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A ‘bombshell’ Hunter Biden text that was first discussed on air prior to the 2020 election has been verified. And it has explosive implications regarding the current President of the United States, Joe Biden, and the Biden family.
It regards a text conversation between Hunter Biden and his daughter Naomi, who is the president’s granddaughter. A copy of that text from December 26, 2018 has been provided to Becker News. Here it is below:
“I love all of you,” the Hunter Biden text reads. “But I don’t receive any respect and thats fine I guess — works for you apparently. I Hope you all can do what I did and pay for everything for this entire family Fro [sic] 30 years.”
“It’s really hard,” the Hunter Biden text shows. “But don’t worry unlike Pop I won’t make you give me half your salary.”
The explosive implications of the text are apparent, and were discussed on-air between former presidential attorney Rudy Giuliani and Fox News host Martha MacCallum on October 15, 2020 — prior to the 2020 election. Watch:
The transcript from that interview follows below.
MACCALLUM: I want to put up a piece of email that you are talking about. And just show everybody this email that this one was part of “The New York Post” investigation that is all coming off of this laptop.
And it says you know at the moment, they have a provisional agreement that the equity will be distributed and it says 20 will go to H and it goes through different initials, I suppose. There is one that says H I assume that you believe that means Hunter. At the bottom it says 10 will be held by H for the big guy. Tell me what this means?
GIULIANI: You’ve got to guess who the big guy is? If you need any guessing about who the big guy is all you have to do is take a look at the arrangement made for the office of this business where the Chinese Communist government was up partner.
When the offices opened, Hunter Biden sends a memo in the first two people he puts down to have keys to the office are Joe Biden and Jill Biden. So Joe Biden and James Biden were all going to have offices with the government of China essentially. This business we’re talking about now is a different one.
MACCALLUM: Yes. Do you have evidence that this guy means Joe Biden? You know just to lay it out quite clearly do you evidence that that is–
GIULIANI: The only evidence – the only evidence I have right now is here it says big guy and here it says that he’s the first person to get a key in the office that this business is going to occupy. We’ve got to put those two things together. But I haven’t finished yet with the hard drive. There are some extraordinary things on it and I don’t know.
MACCALLUM: Let me ask you this–
GIULIANI: If I was in court I would put these two things together. There’s a certain amount of unbelievable, unbelievable expansion of reality that’s given to Biden. I mean, who would up about the big” be?
MACCALLUM: All right. Let me ask you one more thing because I thought this is very interesting. I understand the point that you’re trying to make. This is a text message that I saw you talk about this morning, that you say is from Hunter Biden to his daughter Naomi.
And on this text message it says I love all of you but I don’t receive any respect and that’s fine I guess works for you, apparently. I hope you all can do what I did and pay for everything for this entire family for 30 years. It’s really hard. But don’t worries, unlike pop I won’t make you give me half your salary.
Now this, obviously – I just want to point out that your main argument here appears to be, not that there was a quid pro quo, that there was policy impact from what he is doing, but that he was the moneymaker for the Biden family and that is at the very least unethical in terms of the way the money was being made, attaching himself to the his father the vice president in order to get these deals and you’re argument is that, that’s the only way–
GIULIANI: No, not quite correct Martha.
MACCALLUM: In what way?
GIULIANI: No, it isn’t. My argument as this is a racketeering case that went on for 30 years. I mentioned 30 years a year ago probably on your show. I said for 30 years the Biden family has been selling Joe’s office to the highest bidder.
MACCALLUM: So let me ask you this, where did this text message come from? This text message is not used in “The New York Post” investigation which is based on the hard drive that you gave them.
Also, people who claim that have concerns about the origin of this hard drive and whether or not it’s some form of Russian disinformation, which I want you to reply to claim that there is no metadata attached to it? There’s no address on this text message, so prove to everybody right now that this text message is legit. Can you?
GIULIANI: Yes, I can. I mean, I can’t right now I don’t have the hard drive with me but it comes right off the hard drive. “The New York Post” has possession of it; they just elected not to publish it. Its right in the hard drives those two messages. I don’t know if you had the two messages above it.
MACCALLUM: We do, we have it on the screen right now.
GIULIANI: His daughter’s name. I mean, look, the hard drive will eventually be out if it’s not, put me in jail. I’m telling you it’s on the hard drive. That’s where I took it from.
MACCALLUM: How do you know the hard drive definitely belongs –?
GIULIANI: You think a Russians gave it to me?
MACCALLUM: I am asking because there are all these questions that I know you are aware of so I’m giving you a chance to–
GIULIANI: –Martha they have been feeding us this garbage for years. This isn’t from Russia! Look, this is a deal, every witness told me existed. Hunter just wrote it out for us. This is the deal that is outlined in the first chapter of the book “Secret Empire.” This is the way that Chinese do corruption. They don’t pay the principal.
They paid the relatives so they don’t have to file around him. This is what Chinese Bank paid a billion dollars in fines for.
MACCALLUM: Look, there is no doubt, none of this looks good and none of this–
GIULIANI: Of course it doesn’t look good!
MACCALLUM: –the way anybody should operate in relation to the Vice President of the United States and a family member who is making money off that position. I’m just merely asking to explain some of the origin so that you can put to rest some of these things that are out there that are trying to shoot down your evidence here.
MACCALLUM: And I was just asking if you can identify them and answer for that.
GIULIANI: I can. The answer is it’s on the hard drive. The hard drive will eventually be examined by anybody who wants to examine it. I wouldn’t invite – you want to send somebody from Fox to my office? They can look at this. They can look at the hard drive. I will show it to them tomorrow.
GIULIANI: I actually have it memorized as to exactly where it is on the hard drive. I have to tell you, I’ve only been able to go through a third of the hard drive. And my people have only been able to go through a third even I think “The Post” has probably only gone through 20 percent of it.
It’s huge. And the reason I hate bringing up the fact that he’s a drug addict because I feel sorry for him as a drug addict. But there is something really important about that. The first thing is it’s a national security risk. I mean, do you remember how the Democrats were all worried that the Russians had all these bad tapes on Donald Trump?
MACCALLUM: I sure do and you saw that all over Twitter. Nobody blocked any of that.
Rudy Giuliani recently discussed the above-mentioned email in “The Real Truth” with Emerald Robinson. Watch:
“[It] says, ‘I don’t get any respect from this family, even though I paid the bills for 30 years and also I have to give half my income to pop’,” Giuliani said. “That is the entire conspiracy, 30 years of selling Joe’s influence. Well over $50 million for the Biden family, documented, that’s called serial bribery or racketeering,” he went on.
“He should have been prosecuted for it two and a half years ago,” Giuliani added. “The FBI first had access to this information for two and a half years. They deliberately covered it up for a year and a half.”
CNN finally reported on the Hunter Biden laptop investigation in a serious manner, 532 days late to the New York Post’s original reporting.
“You’re reporting here because this is very, very bad for the president’s son,” CNN host Brianna Keilar said.
“It’s an investigation, as you pointed out, going back to 2018,” CNN’s Senior Justice Correspondent Evan Perez said. “And right now, prosecutors in Delaware are focusing on a number of things, including whether Hunter Biden and, and some of his business associates violated laws, including tax money, laundering, laws, and foreign lobbying laws.”
“A lot of this has to do with Hunter Biden’s time working with this company called Burisma, an energy company in Ukraine,” Perez continued. “He was getting paid as much as $50,000 a month for that company during a time that Joe Biden, his father was vice president, was in charge of handling Ukraine issues for the Obama administration. And that of course raised questions of, of a conflict.”
“And so what we know is this investigation, you know, for a while, it has been going on and it seemed to not, not a lot was going on recently,” he added. “A lot of activity has picked up. We know witnesses have gone in to talk to the grand jury in Delaware. We know of witnesses who are going in to talk to investigators in the next few weeks.”
“So we know that there’s a lot of activity now picking up,” he said. “He’s not been charged. He says that, Hunter Biden says that he committed no wrongdoing. And that he says at the end of this, he believes he’ll be cleared.”
“But obviously, as you pointed out, this is a political mess for the sitting president to have his son being investigated by the Justice Department, his own Justice Department,” he concluded.
Senior Legal Analyst Elie Honig added that this is a “very real, very substantial investigation of potentially serious federal crimes.” On Tuesday, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz entered the Hunter Biden laptop’s contents into the congressional record during a House Judiciary Committee hearing.
The Washington Post also finally got around to doing critical reporting on the Biden family international corruption scandal.
“While many aspects of Hunter Biden’s financial arrangement with CEFC China Energy have been previously reported and were included in a Republican-led Senate report from 2020, a Washington Post review confirmed many of the key details and found additional documents showing Biden family interactions with Chinese executives,” WaPo reported.
“Over the course of 14 months, the Chinese energy conglomerate and its executives paid $4.8 million to entities controlled by Hunter Biden and his uncle, according to government records, court documents and newly disclosed bank statements, as well as emails contained on a copy of a laptop hard drive that purportedly once belonged to Hunter Biden,” the report added.
The New York Times’ corroboration of the Hunter laptop emails was buried deep within its story, but nonetheless shows Hunter Biden could be guilty of knowingly avoiding the Foreign Agent Registration Act requirements while his father ran for president.
Thus, the Hunter Biden laptop story is now being treated as real by the FBI, the Congress, CNN, the Washington Post, and the New York Times. That’s how you know something big is about to happen.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has teamed up with Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) in order to expose the truth behind the Biden Crime Family’s illicit business dealings once and for all.
Hopefully, this is an effort that will lead to some true accountability. The Bidens have profited off of selling out Americans for far too long.
Last week, the pair of Republican Senators spoke on the Senate floor and exposed several high-dollar transfers from foreign entities, including several Chinese Communist Party linked organizations, that were sent to Hunter Biden, the bagman of the Biden Crime Family.
As has been reported before by outlets like the Gateway Pundit, Hunter has received millions of dollars jet-setting across the world on behalf of “the big guy.”
Over the weekend, Grassley appeared on Fox News to discuss Hunter Biden’s backroom deals with China and the possible implications, which could include national security threats like the blackmail of the sitting president.
Grassley, who is currently the President Pro Tempore Emeritus of the Senate, plans on continuing to expose the details of the Bidens and their business operation over the coming weeks, and, for now, will leave the decision to form a Special Counsel to investigate these crimes up to the Attorney General. However, as he pointed out on Fox, Grassley and Johnson have already brought “out the facts and bank records” that “prove” Hunter was picking up cash from people aligned with hostile enemies of the United States.
Doing nothing at this point would be a bad look for the already-fledgling Biden Regime, and Grassley knows it.
“What’s concerning to us, we released all these documents, is there any sort of blackmail opportunity for china against the United States because of those close working relationships. I say it’s concerning. We dont have any records that would prove anything along that line but when you have people high up in the Chinese government and the business community and you know what they want – they want in’s in the United States for their own political benefit. Then that’s concerning.
We can only expose the records that show that $5 million dollars went from people in china to Hunter Biden.”
Grassley went on to preview, what he called, “more revelations” about Hunter Biden’s business enterprise, which will be coming out later in the week, he explained.
He also points out the failure of the lying partisan hacks in the Legacy news media who buried the information for so long. If they had done their jobs, it wouldn’t be Grassley and Johnson who are the ones bringing this information to the public light.
“Well, we just follow the money and the facts where they lead us, and we aren’t done with this yet. We’ll probably be making some more revelations yet this week in Senate speeches…
…the media should have been working on these over a long period of time. In fact, they were in cahoots with Democratic senators who were trying to say Johnson and I were just disseminating Russian disinformation. When we can trace it right back to the Russians, they [Democrats and the Fake News Media] were the ones who were spreading Russian Disinformation.”
Hunter’s seat is getting awfully hot right about now.
Hunter Biden is renting a home in Malibu, California, for $20,000 per month — and the Secret Service is paying $30,000 per month to rent an adjacent home to provide him with 24/7 protection, according to a report Monday by ABC News.
The president’s son is living in the exclusive location and pursuing his art career, even as critics call for a special counsel to take over the investigation into his alleged influence-peddling, which is documented on his infamous laptop, now verified.
Hunter Biden is apparently spending his father’s presidency living in luxury in Malibu — and so is his taxpayer-funded security detail.
The Secret Service detail protecting the president’s controversial son has been paying more than $30,000 a month to rent out a swanky Malibu, California, mansion for nearly a year, sources familiar with the matter tell ABC News.
In Malibu, Hunter Biden’s digs include a four-bedroom, three-bathroom “resort-style” home with an open floor plan, vaulted high ceilings, chef’s kitchen and French doors, according to a description on its property listing. The mansion also features a “spacious park-like yard” with a pool, a spa, a built-in barbecue bar, and alfresco dining, according to the listing.
The home in which Hunter Biden lives appears to be a secluded location, listed at one-tenth the value of neighboring homes, though other real estate sites put the value of the home above $3 million.
The Secret Service has been accused of covering up Hunter Biden’s allegedly wild lifestyle, as well as an allegedly unlawful gun purchase. During that purchase, Biden filled out a form declaring that he was not a drug user, during a time when he has admitted elsewhere that he was abusing drugs, thus violating the kind of law his father has vowed to enforce as a means of gun control.
Last month, the mainstream media finally admitted that the contents of Hunter Biden’s laptops were accurate after sitting on the story for nearly a year and a half and discrediting it as ‘Russian disinformation.’ The Washington Post is allegedly one of the outlets that was given a copy of Hunter Biden’s hard drive roughly a year ago and just chose to ‘verify’ its contents less than a week ago.
This morning, the Washington Post released an article saying that the mainstream media’s admission that Hunter Biden’s laptop was real is an opportunity for a ‘reckoning.’
“For now, what’s more compelling than the assorted accusations about the Bidens’ behavior is this question: Why is confirmation of a story that first surfaced in the fall of 2020 emerging only now? When the New York Post published its blockbuster exclusive on the contents of a laptop said to have been abandoned at a Delaware repair shop by Hunter Biden, mainstream media organizations balked at running with the same narrative. Social media sites displayed even greater caution. Twitter blocked the story altogether, pointing to a policy against hacked materials, and suspended the New York Post’s account for sharing it; Facebook downranked the story in the algorithms that govern users’ news feeds for fear that it was based on misinformation. Now, The Washington Post and the New York Times have vouched for many of the relevant communications.” Said the Editorial Board of the Washington Post.
The op-ed goes on to say that there may be a ‘danger’ to suppressing ‘accurate and relevant stories.
It further says that it is ‘hard’ to know what to do with stories that are true but released to further an agenda and that it makes ‘obvious sense’ for newspapers to verify the information before they release it. It is certainly interesting that the Washington Post didn’t apply the same standard to Trump during his presidency.
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Republicans are demanding access to the communication records of President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, between him and the Obama White House.
This week, several Republican members of the House Oversight Committee penned a letter and sent it to the Biden Administration demanding they be given access to any and all communication records between Hunter and the Obama White House, The Epoch Times reported.
In the letter the Republicans saiud that Hunter must be investigated now, amid concerns that “he is continuing to profit off” his father’s name.
“Hunter Biden’s connections throughout the Russian sphere of influence have now become especially relevant in the fast-moving and developing Russian war in Ukraine,” the Republicans on the House Oversight Committee said.
“Hunter Biden’s dealings have not gone unnoticed, and a Department of Justice (DOJ) probe begun under the Obama Administration has expanded to include a wide variety of potential violations and crimes. According to theNew York Times, Hunter Biden is currently under investigation by DOJ for possible violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and possible criminal tax evasion and money laundering.
“Given Hunter Biden’s foreign business relationships in Ukraine and Russia and the current international landscape, we are concerned about whether Hunter Biden continues to profit off his status as President Biden’s son as well as whether foreign adversaries may be attempting to exploit questionable business dealings. NARA may possess documents relevant to this investigation from then-Vice President Biden’s tenure,” they said.
The letter calls out Joe Biden and accuses him of lying about his involvement in Hunter’s business dealings. The lawmakers said that “the evidence is now clear” that he wasn’t just aware, he was likely involved.
They are even more concerned because Russian President Vladimir Putin included Hunter in his list of Americans that he sanctioned.
“While then-Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden stated that “I have never spoken to my son about his overseas business dealings,” this appears not to be true. The evidence is now clear that not only did Joe Biden talk to his son about his overseas business dealings, but he also met with his son’s associates. The misleading statements by President Biden are even more troubling now that Russia has singled out Hunter Biden on its sanctions list instead of any of the other Biden children,” the lawmakers said.
The Biden family has for decades profited from Joe Biden’s positions of public trust. Hunter Biden has particularly benefitted from his father’s success in politics, from managing a Ukrainian energy conglomerate, to selling cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to connecting his father to Kazakhstani oil oligarchs, and preventing a Romanian real estate tycoon’s conviction for bribery charges,” they said.
All documents and communications between the Executive Office of the President or Office of the Vice President and members or associates of the Biden family referring or relating to Russia or Ukraine from January 20, 2009 to January 20, 2017;
All documents and communications from or within the Executive Office of the President or Office of the Vice President referring to Elena Baturina or Yuri Luzhkovfrom January 20, 2009 to January 20, 2017;
All documents and communications in the custody of NARA referring or relating to Hunter Biden and Ukraine or Hunter Biden and Russia; and
All documents and communications between then-Vice President Biden’s office and any State Department employee referring or relating to Hunter Biden and his business dealings in Russia and/or Ukraine.
“White House communications director Kate Bedingfield on Thursday said that Biden was telling the truth in a late 2020 presidential debate that Hunter Biden didn’t make money in China or in other overseas business deals,” The Epoch Times said.
“We absolutely stand by the president’s comment,” she said. “And I would point you to the reporting on this, which referenced statements that we made at the time, that we gave to The Washington Post, who worked on this story. But as you know, I don’t speak for Hunter Biden so there’s not more I can say on that.”
The New York Times’ admission two weeks ago that the emails found on Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop were real was a signal to some of us that the Times was trying to get out ahead of something.
When The Washington Post, CNN, ABC and NBC acknowledged the emails were real on Wednesday, we knew something was up.
On Wednesday night and Thursday morning, multiple media outlets reported that the inquiry into Biden’s taxes which began several years ago has expanded to include possible money laundering and foreign lobbying violations.
On Wednesday, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News that an “increasing number of witnesses have appeared before a grand jury impaneled in Wilmington, Delaware,” over the past few months.
Witnesses are being asked about Biden’s finances, specifically his income from the Ukrainian energy company Burisma, where he served on the board of directors. Some have been questioned about “how he paid his taxes in recent years.”
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Witnesses have included several of Biden’s former business associates, lobbyists and Lunden Roberts, with whom he had a child in 2018, according to CNN. More witnesses are scheduled to appear in the weeks ahead.
ABC’s sources said there has been no decision yet on whether Biden will be criminally charged. However, there has been debate among prosecutors “about whether Biden’s admitted past drug abuse could serve to undermine a criminal case over his financial decision-making.”
CBS’ Catherine Herridge reported on Thursday morning that the probe is “broader than previously known” and that two of Biden’s former business associates appeared before the grand jury last fall.
Herridge said that prosecutors are looking into Biden’s transactions with the Chinese energy company CEFC, an entity that Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley told his colleagues on Monday was “effectively an arm of the communist Chinese government.”
In 2017, she said, CEFC signed a $1 million retainer for Biden’s legal services. The client was CEFC official Patrick Ho, who was arrested and convicted on “international bribery and money laundering charges for unrelated work in Africa.”
During Grassley’s presentation to the Senate on Monday, he displayed an August 2017 receipt for a $165,000 payment from CEFC to Wells Fargo Clearing Services. He pointed out a notation near the bottom of the page that read “further credit to OWASCO PC” and informed his fellow senators that Owasco was one of Biden’s companies.
Grassley confirmed that this transaction was being made public for the first time and said he and Republican Sen. Ron Johnson would soon be rolling out more receipts.
In a 2021 interview with CBS, host Anthony Mason asked Biden if his father had benefited financially from any of his foreign business deals. Although rumors to the contrary have been swirling, Biden replied with a most emphatic no.
None of the stories from CBS, ABC or CNN on the probe seem to substantiate the attention it’s suddenly receiving. Biden has built his career upon selling access to his father. And this probe has been going on for years. So what’s the draw?
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday announced a new investigation into Facebook and Twitter trying to suppress initial reporting in October 2020 about Hunter Biden’s laptop.
In recent days, mainstream media outlets including the New York Times and Washington Post have confirmed the legitimacy of the laptop and its contents, which were initially reported on by the New York Post in the days leading up to the 2020 presidential election.
At the time, Facebook and Twitter suppressed the Post’s article detailing of how Hunter Biden appeared to use his father’s position and influence for his and his family’s financial gain.
The committee said they will conduct a thorough investigation into social media giants Facebook and Twitter actions to “interfere in free and fair election-related public discourse” on their platforms that worked “to the benefit of President Biden and the detriment of former President Trump,” according to letters sent to both companies.
Something strange is going on with the Hunter Biden laptop story.
As regular readers know, the New York Post was excommunicated from social media shortly before the 2020 US election by Big Tech for reporting on shady international business dealings by the Biden family – particularly in Ukraine and China, contained within a trove of emails, text messages, photographs and financial documents that were on a laptop Hunter abandoned at a Delaware computer repair shop in April 2019.
Covering for the Bidens to help him win the 2020 election, people like Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) insisted it was Russian propaganda, and outlets that reported on the laptop were smeared as conspiracy theorists.
More than 50 ‘former senior intelligence officials’ signed a pre-election letter proclaiming the laptop story ‘has all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation.’
THE TIDE TURNS
Two weeks ago, the New York Times confirmed the laptop exists, and is legit – and confirmed several previously reported aspects of the story, including correspondence between Hunter and his business partner Devon Archer, both of whom served on the board Ukrainian energy giant Burisma.
Today, the Washington Post and CNN are piling on – with the post confirming yet-more details of the laptop contents, and CNN running a blistering segment and reporting that the federal investigation into Hunter is ‘heating up.’
Whatever the case, Glenn Greenwald isn’t about to let the MSM get away with this U-turn unscathed.
“As far as I'm concerned, it's a damned shame that a field as potentially dynamic and vital as journalism should be overrun with dullards, bums, and hacks, hag-ridden with myopia, apathy, and complacence, and generally stuck in a bog of stagnant mediocrity.” -Hunter Thompson