House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) called on the U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) to launch an investigation into the White House’s secret agreement governing the sales of Hunter Biden’s artwork and also led Republican lawmakers in demanding a hearing to examine the suspicious activity. Despite Hunter Biden having … Continue reading Comer demands ethics investigation and committee hearing on Hunter Biden artwork
While Hunter is currently being investigated for tax fraud and money laundering, we have recently learned as Vice President, Biden shared a bank account with his son while Hunter was pursuing pay-to-play schemes with foreign oligarchs.
Biden’s prior questionable dealings raise serious concerns given the history of foreign governments using high value art to evade U.S. sanctions, the extravagant prices for which Mr. Biden—a new, untrained, celebrity artist—is selling his art, and the Biden family’s history of using proximity to political power for self-gain.
"Given Mr. Biden’s connection to the White House, his network of foreign associates, your efforts to become the ‘lead guy in China’ for art, and history of foreign nations that have ‘used transactions involving high-value art to evade sanctions imposed on them by the United States,’ the extent and nature of your dealings with Mr. Biden must be subject to the same scrutiny.”