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Senate Republicans Will Continue Hunter Biden Probe On Subcommittee

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The Senate Republicans who led the investigation into Hunter Biden’s work in Ukraine are not planning on slowing down when President-elect Joe Biden takes office.

While Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) are both leaving their committee chairmanships due to term limits, the two will continue their work.

Speaking to The Hill, Johnson — who will swap roles with the current chairman of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on the Homeland Security Committee, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio.), in January’s new Congress — said, “I’m not going to turn a blind eye” to the recent developments in the Biden probe.

“Tony Bobulinski coming forward, the computer being revealed, the FBI possibly starting an investigation. We had a hard enough time getting what evidence we got to even write a report, and then all of a sudden our report sort of opened up this logjam,” the Wisconsin Republican said, referencing a former business associate of Hunter and James Biden, the president-elect’s son and brother, respectively.

“I’m very confident there are probably more financial transactions that will probably be revealed,” Johnson added.

Grassley, meanwhile, penned a letter to Attorney General William Barr last week asking the Justice Department to review Hunter and James Biden’s business dealings.

Specifically, the Iowa senator asked if the two Bidens needed to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, and requested to know whether either man had ever asked the department … (Read more)

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