Republicans Demand Answers on Hunter Biden Prostitute Transportation

The Home Oversight and Accountability Committee is looking for out if the Justice Division failed to guard ladies who might need been sexually exploited by Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden. 

Home Oversight and Accountability Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., and committee member Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., wrote to Justice Division officers on Friday renewing an earlier inquiry into the matter. 

“Testimony from an Inside Income Service whistleblower indicated that DOJ compiled a listing of potential victims referring to an investigation of Hunter Biden for Mann Act violations. These ladies could also be victims underneath the Crime Victims’ Rights Act and may be afforded necessary restitution pursuant to the Necessary Sufferer Restitution Act,” the letter reads.

The lawmakers despatched the letter to Justice Division officers Hilary Axam, nationwide human trafficking coordinator, and Kristina Rose, director of the Workplace of Victims of Crime.

“In gentle of DOJ’s refusal to speak in a significant means with the committee, we now have nice skepticism that DOJ has been adequately speaking with crime victims,” the letter continues. “Contemplating DOJ’s public marketing campaign purporting its dedication to prosecuting human trafficking and different sexual exploitation crimes, DOJ ought to reply to congressional requests associated to this challenge in a well timed and thorough method.” 

Two IRS whistleblowers who investigated Hunter Biden’s alleged tax evasion stated the Justice Division politicized the case in a July oversight committee listening to. Earlier than that, the IRS whistleblowers supplied info to the Home Methods and Means Committee in a private setting.

The whistleblowers stated federal prosecutors compiled a listing of potential victims referring to an investigation of Hunter Biden for attainable violations of the Mann Act, a federal legislation that bans the interstate or worldwide transportation of ladies or women for prostitution. 

Shortly after the oversight listening to, Comer and Greene wrote an preliminary letter to DOJ officers requesting details about why the division selected to forgo explicit expenses and pursue crimes that might preclude victims from receiving reduction underneath the legislation. The July letter says, “Particularly, congressional testimony signifies that Hunter Biden paid prostitutes—victims—and used such funds as tax bills for certainly one of his firms.” 

Within the transcript to the Home Methods and Means Committee, IRS whistleblower Joseph Ziegler testified first anonymously to the Home Methods and Means Committee however revealed his id within the Oversight and Accountability listening to. 

“There was loads of totally different investigative steps that we took, that even going and speaking to the prostitutes, we discovered a number of those who he referred to as his staff that have been additionally prostitutes, and that he would have them clear his resort room or – there have been loads of these interviews that we ended up going and doing and speaking to those who have been so value it, regardless that somebody may – we have been all the time being advised by the prosecutors, you guys are losing your time going and doing that,” the agent told the committee

The Justice Division didn’t reply to the preliminary inquiry from the 2 lawmakers. 

“DOJ’s choice to disregard the committee’s request runs afoul of its personal insurance policies within the Justice Handbook,” the letter Comer and Greene despatched Friday reads. 

“The company’s insurance policies clearly state, ‘it can be crucial that the Division present well timed responses to congressional inquiries,’” the letter continues. “Sadly, DOJ’s management continues to use unwritten exceptions to its personal guidelines and insurance policies when the Bidens are concerned.”

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