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Senate Panel To Vote Next Week On Authorizing Subpoenas For Biden, Obama-Era Probes

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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) will hold a vote next week on authorizing additional subpoenas for his probes into the Obama administration and the Bidens.

The votes, according to a copy of the schedule obtained by The Hill, will authorize Johnson to subpoena several officials including former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Justice Department official Bruce Ohr as part of a broad investigation into the transition period between the Obama and Trump administrations, “unmasking” and the FBI’s investigation into Russia’s 2016 election meddling.

Johnson would also get authorization to issue subpoenas related to Ukrainian gas company Burisma Holdings. The gas company is tied up in Johnson’s investigation into the Obama-era State Department and Hunter Biden, the son of 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

Johnson would get authorization to issue subpoenas “for the attendance and testimony at a deposition with regard to Burisma Holdings and actual or apparent conflicts of interest with U.S.-Ukraine policy,” according to a copy of the committee notice obtained by The Hill.

The committee will also vote on formally greenlighting depositions for several officials Johnson already got the authority to subpoena in June including Jonathan Winer, a former Obama-era State Department official with ties to the controversial opposition research dossier into then-candidate Trump…. (Read more)

From THEHILL.COM

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