White House Press Secretary Carine Jean-Pierre on Tuesday deflected questions from reporters about whether President Biden lied about his involvement in his family’s business plans.
At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Fox News’ Peter Doucy told Jean-Pierre the allegations from the House Oversight Committee just as Republicans were in control of the House, and the president’s response to the American public about him. I asked him about his claim that he had proof that he lied. Involvement in his family’s plans.
Members of the House Oversight Committee allege Hunter Biden and Joe Biden engaged in “wasting, fraud and abuse” in international commerce.
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In addition to those allegations, Republicans said in November they had evidence of conspiracy to deceive the United States, wire fraud, violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act, money laundering, tax evasion and other crimes.
“I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again,” Jean-Pierre said in response to Doucy’s question. “That’s what they said was important to them and that’s what they wanted to do. But instead what they’re doing is wanting to do an investigation on the president and his family. That’s their focus.”
She accused the Republican Party of focusing more on things Americans don’t want to see, like political divisions.
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“You see, I won’t go into the details of the oversight here,” Jean-Pierre said, directing the question to the White House attorney handling the matter.
At the center of Hunter’s controversy is a laptop that was abandoned in a Delaware repair shop during the presidential campaign.
The New York Post reported on a number of documents recorded on that laptop in October 2020. The documents detail suspicious foreign business transactions that are part of an ongoing federal tax investigation into Hunter, which has been under federal investigation since 2018. President Biden, his son’s trading knowledge.
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The investigation was sparked by reports of suspicious activity regarding suspicious foreign transactions from “China and other foreign countries.”
In 2020, it emerged that the FBI subpoenaed a laptop during an existing money laundering investigation.