White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Wednesday refused to answer questions about payments said by House Republicans. President Biden’s family Received from a Chinese energy company.
“Houseoversite says it has bank records showing that a Chinese energy company paid three Bidens through a third party. What were they paid for?” Fox News’ Peter Doocy asked at the daily White House press conference.
“Look, I’m not going to respond to that from here,” Jean-Pierre quickly replied. I’ve heard inaccuracies and lies.”
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“I don’t even know where to start answering that question because the last few years have been full of lies and lies and inaccuracies, and I’m not going to get into that from here,” she said. .
Jean-Pierre’s refusal to respond revealed that financial records obtained by the House Oversight Committee, led by Rep. James Comer, had received favorable payments from bank accounts owned by “at least three family members.” It was done right after. to Hunter Biden’s business associates, who partnered with Jim Biden, the president’s brother, to form a joint venture called Sinohawk Holdings. partnership with Chinese energy company CEFC.
Records show that the Biden family received a $1 million payment, but Biden denied the payment had been made when approached by reporters on the topic last Friday.
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But liberal news network CNN admitted last week that the revelations certainly “do not look good” as the Bidens face a government investigation into allegations of corruption.
Since then, Comer has called on Biden to rectify his “dishonest” refusal to pay and has backed bank records obtained by his commission. We are concerned about the national security implications of receiving such lucrative financial deals without any oversight from foreign companies,” Comer wrote to Jean-Pierre on Tuesday.
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Brooke Singman and Gabriel Hays of Fox News contributed to this report.