Tag Archives: James Comer

LOL: Comer Says Biden Investigation Is “Huge Success”

“Now, what we’re trying to do is go to the next phase, have the public hearing, bring all the associates in, and let everyone see everyone’s side of the story and make a determination. “But at the end of the day, we’re gonna try to hold this family accountable. We’re gonna try to have referrals. We gonna try to identify …

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Comer’s Lying Informant Loses Bid To Stay Out Of Jail

Courthouse News reports: The FBI informant indicted on charges of giving the bureau false information about President Joe Biden and his son Hunter which was subsequently used by Republican lawmakers and pundits to try to discredit the administration lost his bid to stay out of jail. U.S. District Judge Otis Wright II, at a hearing Monday morning in downtown Los …

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Republicans Scrub Informant From Impeachment Letter

The New Republic reports: House Republicans quietly deleted a reference to their epic fail of an FBI informant in a letter to a potential witness in the somehow-still-ongoing impeachment inquiry into Joe Biden. The original letter, which was obtained by The New Republic, included a section explaining the reason for the Biden investigation, with a paragraph that described a credible, …

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GOP Rep: Comer And Jordan Knew Informant’s Claims Were Unsubstantiated But Went Public Anyway [VIDEO]

Mediaite has the transcript: KEN BUCK: My colleagues went out and talk to the public about how this was credible and how it was damning and how it proved President Biden’s – at the time Vice President Biden’s – complicity in receiving bribes. It appears to absolutely be false and to really undercut the nature of the charges. We’ve always …

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Jailed FBI Informant: Russian Spies Fed Me Biden Dirt

The New York Times reports: A former F.B.I. informant accused of making false bribery claims about President Biden and his son Hunter — which were widely publicized by Republicans — claimed to have been fed information by Russian intelligence, according to a court filing on Tuesday. In the memo, prosecutors portrayed the former informant, Alexander Smirnov, 43, as a serial …

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Comer Ready To Surrender On Impeaching Biden

Mediaite reports: House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) conceded in an interview that his impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden may very well not result in an impeachment vote. Comer spoke to Spectrum News and said the GOP-led House may not even hold a vote based on his committee’s report because the “math keeps getting worse” – referring to …

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Raskin Demands End To Biden Impeachment Probe: “Key Evidence At Heart Of Inquiry Is Based On A Lie”

“In a detailed indictment, Special Counsel David Weiss — who was appointed by former President Donald Trump — has demonstrated how key evidence at the heart of House Republicans’ impeachment inquiry is based on a lie. “Special Counsel Weiss’s investigation is just the most recent to debunk the Ukraine-Burisma conspiracy theory at the heart of this fraudulent impeachment inquiry. “It …

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Comer: I Would Drag Hunter Biden Out Of A Hearing In Handcuffs But Secret Service Would Stop Us [VIDEO]

Mediaite has the transcript: ERIC BOLLING: Chairman. I love you, brother. You and I are friends a long time. He already did enough to earn his contempt of Congress the first time. I think, call me crazy, but seeing Hunter Biden in handcuffs escorted out of the chamber the next time would go a long way for credibility for you …

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GOP Readies Contempt Resolution On Hunter Biden

The Hill reports: The House Judiciary Committee will mark up a resolution next week to hold Hunter Biden in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena by failing to appear for a deposition. Biden, the president’s son, was due to appear last month before investigators from a trio of committees investigating his business dealings. Instead, he spoke on the …

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GOP Accuses Biden Of Obstructing Probe Into His Son

Just in via press release: House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) are investigating whether President Biden sought to influence or obstruct the Committees’ proceedings by preventing, discouraging, or dissuading his son, Hunter Biden, from complying with the Committees’ subpoenas for a deposition as part of the House of Representatives’ …

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Comer: Feds Indicted Hunter Biden To “Protect Him”

CNN reports: House Oversight Chair James Comer told CNN’s Jake Tapper on Friday he believes special counsel David Weiss indicted Hunter Biden to shield him from his scheduled deposition next week in front of Comer’s committee. “My concern is that Weiss may have indicted Biden to protect him from him having to be deposed in the House Oversight Committee on …

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Fox News: The House GOP Still Has Nothing On Biden

“It’s worth noting in this latest 56-page indictment, the only Biden accused of wrongdoing is Hunter. The House Oversight Committee has been at this for years and they have so far not been able to provide any concrete evidence that Joe Biden personally profited from his son Hunter’s overseas business. But they are going to try again with this impeachment …

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Feds File New Tax Charges Against Hunter Biden

CNN reports: Hunter Biden has been charged in connection with a long-running Justice Department investigation into his taxes – the second criminal case that special counsel David Weiss has brought against President Joe Biden’s son. The charges span nine counts, including failure to file and pay taxes; evasion of assessment; and false or fraudulent tax return. According to the special …

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Comer Signals GOP Shift On Legalized Weed In DC

Politico reports: House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer (R-Ky.) told reporters on Wednesday he would support allowing Washington D.C. to tax and regulate legalized marijuana “if that is what the city wants.” The comments came after a meeting with D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser largely centered around rising crime concerns in the nation’s capital. However, the rhetoric is significant as congressional …

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Comer Busted Lying About Hunter Biden’s Car Payments

The Washington Post reports: In an email to reporters, a spokesperson for Comer claimed that the House Oversight Committee, which is investigating Biden, had obtained bank records revealing that Hunter Biden’s law firm, Owasco PC, which had received payments from Chinese-state-linked companies and other foreign companies in the past, made direct monthly payments to Joe Biden. The email claimed the …

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Comer: We Have The Votes To Launch Impeachment Inquiry Because Reps Talked To Customers At Walmart

“We were in Washington, D.C. for 10 weeks, and there are about 10-15 moderates. They really worry about what CNN says, or what The Washington Post writes, and they were getting in their head, Maria. “But then, a great thing happened during Thanksgiving: the members went home. Many of ’em for the first time in over 10 weeks, and they …

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Hunter Biden Willing To Testify Before House Committee

CNN reports: Hunter Biden’s lawyers have told the House Oversight Committee that the president’s son is willing to testify on December 13 in their inquiry into his actions — but only if he can do so publicly, according to a letter Hunter Biden’s legal team sent to the committee that CNN obtained. “We have seen you use closed-door sessions to …

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Comer Fundraises On Calling Moskowitz A “Smurf”

The Daily Beast reports: Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) has sought to fundraise off his spat with Rep. Jared Moskowitz in which Comer called the Florida Democrat a “smurf.” Comer on Friday sent a series of texts and emails with the subject line, “I did call Democrat Congressman Jared Moskowitz a smurf,” adding that “I will not be apologizing …

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Comer Melts Down Over Questions About $200K Loan To His Brother: “That Is Bullshit, You Look Like A Smurf”

“That is bullshit. You and Goldman, who is Mr. Trust Fund, continue to try to discredit – no, I’m not gonna give you your time back. We stopped the clock. You all continue to – you look like a smurf here just going around in all this stuff. You continue to spew disinformation. You dispel an investigation into public corruption, …

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House GOP Subpoenas Multiple Biden Family Members

The Hill reports: Hunter Biden and his uncle James Biden have been subpoenaed Wednesday by the House Oversight Committee, which took the remarkable step of seeking depositions from family members of President Biden amid its impeachment inquiry. As part of the request, the committee asked for James Biden’s wife, Sarah Biden, as well as Hunter Biden’s wife, Melissa Cohen, to …

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