Comer demands info on Biden meeting with Hunter’s lawyer TWO days before he defied subpoena

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) is demanding the White House provide information regarding potential obstruction after visitor logs revealed that Hunter Biden’s attorney was in the East Wing days before the first son defied a Congressional subpoena.

“We’ve called on the White House to provide information about whether President Biden sought to influence or obstruct our investigation by preventing, discouraging, or dissuading his son from complying with the subpoenas for a deposition as part of the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry, but the White House has refused to provide any information,” Comer told the New York Post.

“The White House must provide the public with information about the contents of this meeting in order to provide transparency to the American people,” he stated.

According to The Post, Hunter’s lawyer visited the White House on December 11, just two days before Hunter staged a press conference at the Capitol to explain why he was snubbing Congress.

Flanked by Lowell and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.), Hunter told the gathered press, “I’m here today to acknowledge that I’ve made mistakes in my life, but I’m also here today to correct how the MAGA Right has portrayed me for their political purposes.”

“Let me state as clearly as I can: My father was not financially involved in my business — Not as a practicing lawyer,” he stressed. “Not as a board member of Burisma, not in my partnership with a Chinese private businessman, not my investment at all nor abroad, and certainly not as an artist.”

“Hunter Biden’s white-shoe attorney Abbe Lowell and Anthony Bernal, a top aide to First Lady Jill Biden were both at the White House on Dec. 11 in the East Wing, according to White House visitor logs,” The Post reports. “An entry in the log appears to show Lowell met with Bernal — though the White House insisted the log entry was related to a White House Hanukkah reception and that no Hunter Biden matters were discussed.”

“Biden Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre later admitted that President Biden had been ‘familiar’ with what his son planned to say,” according to the outlet. “Hunter Biden ultimately came clean to House investigators two months later.”

Bernal has also found himself in the House Oversight Committee’s crosshairs. A month before Hunter’s tantrum, he was subpoenaed as part of the committee’s investigation into President Biden’s mishandling of classified documents

“The committee identified Bernal as someone who accessed classified material at the Penn Biden Center before they were officially discovered there in November 2022,” adding that, because of his close ties to Jill Biden, Bernal is considered by many to be “untouchable.”

Speaking to Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo on Wednesday, Comer said that the committee has “proven” its case against the Bidens.

“We’ve proven the crimes. Now it’s time to hold people accountable for the crimes and Joe Biden needs to answer some questions in front of the Oversight Committee,” he said. “We’ve had three Biden associates that said [President Biden] was the closer of … selling the Biden brand.”

Melissa Fine


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