‘We have’ Hunter Biden’s laptop, Republican congressman says — Analysis
Rep. Darrell Issa said the president’s son’s computer is a “treasure trove” of incriminating information
California Rep. Darrell Issa (R) told Fox News on Sunday that the GOP is in possession of Hunter Biden’s laptop, and is poring over the “treasure trove” It contains data. Meanwhile, party leaders are already laying plans to investigate the contents of the laptop – which the White House initially wrote off as “Russian disinformation” – if they return to power in November.
“It’s gotta be followed all the way back to the big guy,”Issa spoke of an email that came from the laptop and described a China business deal. “the big guy,”This is apparently an allusion to Joe Biden. It would be worth 10%.
“We’re going to need a special prosecutor, but in the meantime we’re investigating it,”He continued. “We have the laptop, and the laptop is a treasure trove of obviousness.”
Issa claimed that there is evidence in the computer of Joe Biden and Hunter Biden communicating directly while Hunter was vice president. It also shows Joe Biden making decisions. “sure his business deals went forward,” including in Russia and China, and evidence of Hunter’s drug use that could have made the VP’s son vulnerable to blackmail by foreign intelligence agencies.
Joe Biden denied repeatedly communicating with his child about overseas business ventures.
New York Post reported the contents of the laptop for the first time before the US election 2020. “Russian disinformation” operation aimed at getting Donald Trump re-elected. Major social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, have banned the posting of laptop reports.
The authenticity of Hunter’s laptop has been verified independently. Both the New York Times, Washington Post and Washington Post have now acknowledged that it is genuine.
Emails from the laptop detail Hunter Biden’s involvement in numerous foreign business ventures, including a highly-paid stint on the board of a Ukrainian energy firm, multimillion-dollar deals in China that hinged on his introducing partners to his father, and an alleged scheme to arrange funding for a Pentagon contractor to study hazardous biological agents in Ukraine. Photographs reportedly sourced from the laptop also detail Hunter’s sexual proclivities and drug use.
The Department of Justice is currently probing Hunter’s overseas dealings, reportedly focusing on the Biden family’s ties to Chinese energy executives. Republicans are willing to move on.
Rep. Elise Stefanik, Chairwoman of the House Republican Conference (New York). promised earlier this month that should the GOP retake the House in November’s midterm elections, “we will serve as a check on the failed Biden administration, and that starts with subpoenaing Hunter Biden.”
“The House Oversight Committee is going to be all over Hunter Biden,”Politico interviewed Rep. James Comer (R. Kentucky). “We’re going to focus on Hunter Biden not for political reasons, but because we feel he’s a national security threat.”
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