You Vote: If House Republicans gain majority in November, should they probe Hunter Biden's finances?

Lawmakers laying groundwork for investigation into president's son ahead of midterm elections.

Updated: May 25, 2022 - 4:48pm

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Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are laying the groundwork for an investigation into Hunter Biden's finances.

The top Republican on the committee on Wednesday sent letters to several banks and the Treasury Department demanding more information about President Biden's son and his associates, the Wall Street Journal reported.

The probe has no support from Democrats, who wield enforcement powers as the party holding a majority in the House. But if Republicans regain control of the chamber in November's midterm elections, as most pollsters expect will happen, the GOP will have the power to hold hearings and issue subpoenas.

News of the Oversight Committee's actions came one day after the two senators who led the probe into Hunter Biden's overseas business dealings wrote Attorney General Merrick Garland asking the Justice Department to review an "incomplete and misleading" foreign lobbying report filed by a Democrat lobbying firm that helped Biden's Ukraine business partner.

What do you think? Should the GOP pursue a probe into the finances of President Biden's son? Here's your chance to weigh in:

If Republicans regain control of the House in November, should they launch an investigation into Hunter Biden's finances?

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