The House Judiciary Committee is successful talks to person Special Counsel Robert Hur perchance attest connected Capitol Hill aft releasing his study connected President Biden’s handling of classified documents, Fox News Digital has learned.
Two sources told Fox News Digital that House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan’s committee is looking astatine precocious February aliases early March for imaginable dates for Hur to testify.
House Republicans look poised for a lengthy probe into Hur’s findings aft he released a 388-page study clearing President Biden of wrongdoing contempt having "willfully retained and disclosed classified materials."
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Hur said Biden came disconnected "as a sympathetic, well-meaning, aged man pinch a mediocre memory" and that "it would beryllium difficult to person a assemblage that they should convict him-by past a erstwhile president good into his eighties-of a superior felony that requires a intelligence authorities of willfulness."
Republican lawmakers person based on that Hur’s determination not to urge charges against Biden is an illustration of nan two-tiered justness strategy successful nan U.S. It’s besides spurred speculation complete whether nan 81-year-old president is unfit for office.
Jordan, R-Ohio, on pinch House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer, R-Ky., and House Ways & Means Chairman Jason Smith, R-Mo., sent a missive to Attorney General Merrick Garland connected Monday calling for him to merchandise nan transcripts and recordings of Biden’s question and reply pinch nan typical counsel’s office.
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In nan letter, they accused Biden of lying astatine a property convention aft nan report’s merchandise erstwhile he said, "I did not stock classified information. I did not stock it" erstwhile asked whether he disclosed nan delicate accusation to his ghostwriter.
"As explained to Mr. Hur successful October, location is interest that President Biden whitethorn person retained delicate documents related to circumstantial countries involving his family’s foreign business dealings," they wrote.
"Further, we activity to understand whether nan White House aliases President Biden’s individual attorneys placed immoderate limitations aliases scoping restrictions during nan question and reply that would person precluded a statement of enquiry regarding grounds (emails, matter messages, aliases witnesser statements) straight linking nan President to troublesome overseas payments."
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The Judiciary Committee’s chat pinch Hur is apt to travel wrong days of Hunter Biden’s closed-door deposition successful beforehand of Jordan and Comer’s panels, nan sources said.
The president’s boy is sitting down pinch impeachment enquiry investigators connected Feb. 28.
Fox News Digital reached retired to nan White House and DOJ for remark connected Hur’s imaginable testimony.