House GOP makes clear it’s going after Joe Biden via Hunter

“We’re trying to stay focused on: ‘Was Joe Biden directly involved with Hunter Biden’s business deals’ and ‘was he compromised,’” Comer said about the thrust of the investigation.

It’s a far cry from the days of the Benghazi select committee, when House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy earned the public’s ire for depicting an inquiry into an attack on U.S. officials in Libya as a way to wound Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton. And it’s revisiting well-trodden ground: a pair of Senate Republicans released a report on Hunter Biden and other family members weeks before the 2020 election, when Joe Biden was the party’s nominee.

Meanwhile, congressional Democrats and Biden’s allies are preparing to go on defense — with the DNC circulating a memo on Comer Thursday calling him a “conspiracy theorist, Trump sycophant, [and] proven liar”— while also predicting that an investigation will backfire with swing voters in the 2024 election, as Biden…

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