- James Comer, the chair of the House Oversight and Accountability committee, has claimed that Hunter Biden gave his father’s Delaware address as his personal
- Hunter Biden was dwelling at his father’s residence for 2 years following his divorce from first spouse Kathleen Buhle in 2017
- The address was given for $250,000 in wire transfers from Chinese people who Hunter was doing enterprise with in 2019
Joe Biden’s Delaware residence was listed as the beneficiary address on two wire transfers Hunter Biden obtained from China, a top Republican has stated.
James Comer, the chair of the House Oversight and Accountability committee, says he obtained bank records via a subpoena that confirmed Hunter obtained funds from Beijing in 2019, when Joe was vice chairman.
The records state that Joe’s Wilmington, Delaware, residence at ‘1209 Barley Mill Rd’ was listed as the beneficiary address.
Hunter is believed to have lived there for 2 years following his divorce from first spouse Kathleen Buhle in 2017.
He was additionally stated to be exploring international enterprise alternatives with corporations in China and Ukraine.
The first wire on July 26, 2019, for $100,000 got here from a Ms. Wang Xin, who’s listed on the web site for Beijing fairness agency BHR Partners.
The second was allegedly from Jonathan Li, the Chinese nationwide Hunter supposedly threatened over WhatsApp whereas Joe was in the room.
‘I’m sitting right here ready for the name with my father’, Hunter stated to Li in the messages revealed by an IRS whistleblower.
The GOP launched the newest proof in the investigation simply two days earlier than Republicans maintain their first impeachment inquiry listening to into Biden on Thursday.
The celebration has revealed proof displaying $24 million flowed from overseas entities to the Biden household between 2014 and 2019.
Comer, who has been investigating the Biden household and their abroad offers, subpoenaed monetary records from a selected bank account linked to Hunter.
BHR Partners is backed by Bank of China Limited, and was a three way partnership between Hunter Biden’s agency Rosemont Seneca and funding agency Bohai Capital.
‘Bank records do not lie however President Joe Biden does,’ Comer stated on Tuesday evening.
‘In 2020, Joe Biden instructed Americans that his household by no means obtained cash from China. We’ve already proved that to be a lie earlier this 12 months, and now we all know that two wires originating from Beijing listed Joe Biden’s Wilmington residence as the beneficiary address when he was operating for president of the United States.
‘When Joe Biden was vice chairman, he spoke on the cellphone and had espresso with Jonathan Li in Beijing, and later wrote a university letter of advice for his kids.
‘Joe Biden’s abuse of public workplace for his household’s monetary acquire threatens our nationwide safety. What did the Bidens do with this cash from Beijing? Americans demand and deserve accountability for President Biden and the First Family’s corruption.
‘The Oversight Committee, together with the Judiciary and Ways and Means Committees, will proceed to observe the proof and cash to offer transparency and accountability.
The White House hit again at the newest claims, saying it was a stunt to attempt to distract from the looming authorities shutdown.
Ian Sams, Biden’s spokesman for oversight and investigations, stated: ‘Comer and (Republican Rep) Jim Jordan ought to clarify to the army servicemembers dwelling in Kentucky and Ohio who will proceed to do their jobs even with out their paychecks why they’re losing their time attacking President Biden with debunked conspiracies as an alternative of attempting to keep away from the calamitous penalties of the House Republican authorities shutdown.
‘This is strictly the form of excessive, partisan politics the American individuals are sick and uninterested in.’