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House GOP claims Hunter Biden lied under oath during congressional deposition

House Republicans say they have information that proves “indisputably” that Hunter Biden lied multiple times in a sworn affidavit during his congressional testimony earlier this year, Fox News said. – Obtained by Digital.

The House Ways and Means Committee held a markup session Wednesday to discuss documents protected by IRS Code 6103. IRS Code 6103 is a part of the tax code that keeps certain information confidential. Discussing the material without proper publication by the House Ways and Means Committee would be considered a felony.

The commission voted Wednesday to make that information public.

“Hunter Biden reiterated that he believes there are two systems of justice in this country: one for families and one for everyone else. Not only did Hunter Biden not respond to the initial subpoena until threatened with criminal contempt, he then lied to Congress,” House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith said Wednesday. , told Fox News Digital. “The Ways and Means Committee’s investigation and the documents released today are not a personal vendetta against Hunter Biden, but to ensure equal application of the law.”

Smith said documents obtained by the committee revealed that Hunter Biden lied at least three times during his sworn testimony.

“Lying during sworn testimony is a felony, and the Justice Department has prosecuted many individuals in recent years, and the American people expect similar accountability from the son of the president of the United States,” Smith said. Stated.

“Hunter Biden’s lies under oath and obstruction of a Congressional investigation into potential corruption in his family cast doubt on other parts of his testimony,” Smith said. “Newly released evidence confirms once again that the only witness we can trust to tell the truth in this investigation is the Internal Revenue Service whistleblower.”

Hunter Biden was indicted in two separate jurisdictions stemming from a years-long investigation into him by Special Counsel David Weiss.

The eldest son has pleaded not guilty to federal gun charges in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. He was charged with making a false statement when purchasing a firearm. Making false statements regarding information that a licensed firearms dealer is required to maintain. He faces one count of possession of a firearm by an unlawful user or addict of a controlled substance.

The eldest son also pleaded not guilty to federal tax charges in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Specifically, he faces three felonies and six misdemeanors related to $1.4 million in unpaid taxes that have already been paid.

President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, has reportedly said people are saying he may have to “flee” the country if Trump wins in 2024. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Weiss alleged a “four-year scheme” in which the president’s son paid no federal income taxes from January 2017 to October 2020 and also filed false tax returns. Mr. Weiss filed the complaint in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

IRS whistleblowers Gary Shapley and Joseph Ziegler lobbied Congress earlier this year, alleging that prosecutorial decisions made throughout the federal investigation into the president’s son were influenced by politics.

Mr. Shapley and Mr. Ziegler justice Department They did not charge Hunter Biden with failing to pay federal income taxes for 2014 and 2015. They argued that Weiss allowed the statute of limitations to lapse in Washington on the 2014 and 2015 tax claims against Hunter Biden.

Shapley, who led the IRS portion of the investigation, said Hunter Biden should have been charged with tax evasion in 2014 and filing false tax returns in 2018 and 2019. Regarding his 2014 tax return, Shapley said Hunter Biden was indicted. He does not report income from Ukrainian natural gas company Burisma Holdings.

fox news digital first reported In December 2020, it was revealed that Hunter Biden failed to report “approximately $400,000” in income he collected from his position as director of Burisma Holdings when he joined the company in 2014.

This is a developing story. Please check back for the latest information.

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