Hunter Makes Shocking Demands

Daily Report January 12,2024

First son Hunter Biden on Friday revealed that he will sit for a closed-door deposition if Congress issues another subpoena.

The House Oversight Committee previously failed to comply with an earlier subpoena issued by the House Oversight Committee. The first son told lawmakers that he would only comply with the subpoena if he was allowed to give public testimony.

Hunter, through his lawyer Abbe Lowell, told House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer (R-KY) and House Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan (R-OH) that he will appear before lawmakers for a secret deposition if he gets a fresh subpoena.

“Consequently, the November 8 and 9, 2023, deposition subpoenas to Mr. Biden and the contempt resolutions approved by your committees on January 10, 2024, based on those subpoenas were and are legally invalid,” Lowell wrote on behalf of Hunter. “You have not explained why you are not interested in transparency and having the American people witness the full and complete testimony of Mr. Biden at a public hearing. If you issue a new proper subpoena, now that there is a duly authorized impeachment inquiry, Mr. Biden will comply for a hearing or deposition. We will accept such a subpoena on Mr. Biden’s behalf.”

Hunter’s latest demands come as the house contemplates holding him in contempt of Congress. The Oversight Committee on Wednesday voted to advance a contempt of Congress resolution against the first son. House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-LA) announced on Friday that the full Hous will vote next week to hold Hunter in contempt of Congress.

“Floor Vote Announcement: Next week the House will vote to hold Hunter Biden in contempt of Congress for repeatedly defying subpoenas,” Scalise wrote on X. “Enough of his stunts. He doesn’t get to play by a different set of rules. He’s not above the law.”

Should the House vote to hold Hunter in contempt of Congress, the first son could face punishment of up to a $100,000 fine and imprisonment if the Justice Department prosecutes and successfully convicts him.

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