Republican Rep. James Comer of Kentucky accused Hunter Biden’s lawyers of engaging in “witness intimidation” after they sued the Internal Revenue Service.
Biden defendant the Internal Revenue Service on Monday, alleging that his personal tax information was unlawfully disclosed as a result of whistleblower testimony. Gary Shapley and Joseph Zeigler. Biden pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor tax charges and one firearms charge after plea deal Announced It failed on June 20 when U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika questioned both the initial plea agreement and a more limited review during a July 26 hearing. (RELATED: ‘It would blow your mind’: Rep. Nancy Mace says Biden could have ‘opened a bakery in Beijing’ with the money Hunter got)
“Whistleblowers have protected the protection of whistleblowers. Democrats in Congress used to care about that. They used to introduce and pass bills to encourage whistleblowers to come forward,” Comer told Fox News host Laura Ingraham. “That is exactly what the two brave whistleblowers who testified before my House Oversight Committee did. But what we are seeing now in real life is witness intimidation by Biden’s legal team.”
“They want to send a message to any other potential whistleblowers: Do not cooperate with this House Oversight Committee, with this investigation, or we will sue you and see that you are responsible and you will have to pay back your entire life savings just for saying so.” “. the truth,” Comer continued.
Shapley and Ziegler testified about interference in the investigation into Biden during a July 19 interview. audience held by the House Oversight Committee.
“If Joe Biden wants to do what he said he was going to do when he ran for president and be the most transparent president in America, he can fulfill our simple request,” Comer said. “If he is innocent, he will make us look bad. But instead of complying with our request and being transparent with his personal finances, he set up a war room in the White House. “He is suing the whistleblowers who have bravely come forward to tell the truth about how his credible investigation was obstructed and continued to do everything in his power to obstruct this investigation.”
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