exclusive: The National Archives has released more than 62,000 pages of additional records, including President Biden’s communications using email aliases and records related to Hunter Biden, at the request of House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer. Fox News Digital has learned that there are plans to provide it.
Sources told Fox News Digital that the records are expected to be turned over to the commission within the next few days. The new project will be in addition to the more than 20,000 pages of records from Biden’s time as vice president that the National Archives already makes available on its website, the person said.
As vice president, Biden used an email alias to communicate directly with Hunter’s business partners.
Comer, R-Ky., initially requested unredacted emails related to communications between Biden and a business associate of Hunter Biden in September. The committee had sought unrestricted special access to the National Archives’ case records, titled “Records of Hunter Biden, James Biden, and Their Foreign Transactions.” The records were first made public as a result of an ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. America First Legal.
In August, Comer specifically requested any documents or communications that include Joe Biden’s pseudonym as a sender, recipient, copy, or in the content of the communication. Aliases and pen names include, but are not limited to, Robert Peters, Robin Ware, and JRB Ware. Mr. Comer also requested communications that listed Hunter Biden and/or his business associates Eric Schwerin or Devon Archer as recipients, senders, or copies.
He also requested a draft of Biden’s speech, which was submitted to Ukraine’s parliament on December 9, 2015. Communications from the Vice President’s Office to Schwerin, Archer, or Jeffrey Cooper. All records related to my travels in Marine Corps 2 and Air Force 2. calendar. more.
Comer told Fox News Digital on Wednesday that “President Biden still gives the document to the Oversight Committee an ‘F’.” “Yesterday, two brave IRS whistleblowers provided information revealing that Joe Biden was using a false name as Vice President to email directly with Hunter Biden’s business associates. In response, the White House is trying to appear cooperative.”
Comer was referring to records released by the House Ways and Means Committee turned over by IRS whistleblowers Gary Shapley and Joseph Ziegler.
Metadata provided by Shapley and Ziegler shows Joe Biden used email aliases to communicate hundreds of times with his son Hunter Biden and business associate Eric Schwerin during his time as vice president. It became clear. Mr. Schwerin was president of Hunter Biden’s Rosemont Seneca.
“Just today, President Biden lied again when confronted with information about his interactions with business associates of his family,” Comer told Fox News Digital. “The White House must comply with requests for records from Joe Biden’s time as vice president and all other committee requests related to the impeachment inquiry.”
Comer added: “Anything else is interference.”
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President Biden was asked Wednesday about hundreds of email exchanges between Hunter Biden and Schwerin using email aliases, and he denied any such activity occurred.
“I didn’t do it. It’s a lie. It’s a bunch of lies,” Biden said Wednesday at the White House.
“President Biden was shocked to be confronted with the lies he told regarding communications related to his family’s misrepresentation of Biden’s name,” Republicans on the House Oversight Committee told the president in a post on X. .
“We have presented evidence that reveals that Joe Biden has spoken to, dined with, attended meetings with, and had coffee with his son’s foreign business associates,” the post continued. “Where are the fact checkers?”
In addition to serving as president of Rosemont Seneca, Mr. Schwerin also served as then-Vice President Biden’s “bookkeeper” from 2009 to 2017.
In a March 2023 meeting with House Oversight Committee staff, Schwerin said he was not aware of any transactions in or out of the then-vice president’s bank account related to any business conducted by the Biden family. ”, a spokesperson for the paper said. Democrats on the committee told Fox News Digital.
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The White House also cited Schwerin’s comments that Biden was not involved in his family’s business dealings when he resisted the Republican impeachment inquiry.
A person familiar with Mr. Schwerin’s role in managing Vice President Biden’s finances told Fox News Digital that Mr. Schwerin worked on Mr. Biden’s personal budget and helped coordinate with tax officials.
The person also noted the frequency of communication between Mr. Schwerin and Mr. Biden and his aides, saying it was “inevitable” that the Rosemont Seneca business would come up in conversations.
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Mr. Comer subpoenaed Mr. Schwerin to give a deposition on November 9th. The committee is consulting with attorneys to set a deposition date.
Comer is co-leading the House impeachment inquiry into President Biden with House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and House Ways and Means Chairman Jason Smith (R-Missouri).