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May 10, 2023

House Oversight Committee subpoenas banks, Biden family associates in probe of finances

The House Oversight Committee has recently issued subpoenas to several banks and associates of the Biden family as part of an ongoing investigation into their finances. The move comes amid growing concerns about potential conflicts of interest and ethical violations involving the president's son, Hunter Biden, and his business dealings in Ukraine and China. The subpoenas were issued to several financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo, as well as to individuals who have been linked to the Biden family's business dealings. The committee is seeking documents and other information related to the financial transactions of these individuals and entities, including any potential ties to foreign governments or entities. The investigation has been a source of controversy since it was first launched, with many Republicans accusing the Biden family of using their political connections to enrich themselves. Democrats, on the other hand, have dismissed the investigation as a politically motivated witch hunt designed to smear the president and his family. Despite the partisan divide, the House Oversight Committee has vowed to continue its investigation and to follow the evidence wherever it leads. The committee's chairman, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), has said that the subpoenas are necessary to ensure that the Biden family's financial dealings are transparent and above board. "The American people deserve to know whether their elected officials are acting in their best interests or in the interests of foreign governments or entities," Maloney said in a statement. "We will not rest until we have all the facts and can make an informed judgment about the Biden family's financial dealings." The subpoenas are just the latest development in a long-running saga that has dogged the Biden family since the 2020 presidential campaign. Hunter Biden's business dealings in Ukraine and China have been the subject of intense scrutiny, with many accusing him of using his father's position as vice president to secure lucrative contracts and other business opportunities. The Biden family has denied any wrongdoing, and the president has repeatedly defended his son's business dealings as above board. However, the House Oversight Committee's investigation is likely to continue to be a source of controversy and political fodder for both sides of the aisle in the months and years to come.