Political and Legislative

House Committees Vote to Advance Hunter Biden Contempt Resolution After Fiery Hearing

Two House panels separately voted to advance a contempt of Congress resolution against Hunter Biden on Wednesday, teeing up a full House vote and the potential for criminal charges for the president’s son.

The votes by the Oversight and Judiciary committees came hours after Biden made a surprise appearance in the Oversight markup, drawing a string of criticism from GOP lawmakers and sparking fiery exchanges between members.

“Hunter Biden’s willful refusal to comply with the Committees’ subpoenas is a criminal act. It constitutes contempt of Congress and warrants referral to the appropriate United States Attorney’s Office for prosecution as prescribed by law,” House Oversight Chair James Comer (R-Ky.) said at the start of the hearing.

Read the source article at The Hill

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