Home Oversight Committee rating member Rep. Jaime Raskin (D-MD) has launched new info that counters false statements made by Chair James Comer (R-KY) in regards to the Biden group dealing with of categorised paperwork.
Comer has been partaking in racist conspiracy theories about Kathy Chung, former Assistant to then-Vice President Joe Biden.
Chair Comer refused to launch the total transcript of Chung’s interview with the committee however has as an alternative appeared on conservative media to make false claims about Chung, who’s South Korean being concerned with the Chinese language authorities.
Rep. Raskin mentioned in an announcement offered to PoliticusUSA:
Since launching their investigation into then-Vice President Biden’s dealing with of categorised information, Committee Republicans have peddled false claims and racist innuendo to distract from their unwillingness to research former President Trump’s mishandling of and refusal to show over a whole bunch of categorised information retained at his Mar-a-Lago Membership.
Committee Republicans have additionally refused to hunt any details about former Vice President Mike Pence’s mishandling of categorised paperwork. In the present day’s memo exhibits the extent to which Committee Republicans have lied about Ms. Chung, together with the aim of her place within the White Home, in an effort to land airtime on Fox Information and Newsmax. To offer the American folks a full accounting of the information, Chairman Comer ought to publicly launch all transcripts on this investigation.
Comer has claimed that Chung was employed to maneuver categorised paperwork primarily based on Hunter Biden’s suggestion, which is a declare that Chung’s interview transcript refutes.
Home Republicans aren’t releasing full transcripts of interviews, giving Democrats entry to proof and witnesses, and have tried to conduct their investigation in secret whereas releasing cherry items of the transcript.
Chairman Comer is doing the identical factor that Jim Jordan acquired caught doing together with his investigations on the Judiciary Committee. Comer and Jordan aren’t discovering precise proof to assist their conspiracy theories and assist Donald Trump so they’re attempting to invent proof to assist their conspiracy theories.
Jason is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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