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House Republicans will give the Biden administration and the Biden family intense scrutiny when the new Congress convenes, top Republicans said Wednesday.
Republicans have unofficially gained control of the House following last week’s midterm elections, as most media outlets have called races that will give the GOP back the control it lost with the 2018 elections.
“We are going to make it very clear that this is now an investigation of President Biden,” Republican Rep. James Comer of Kentucky said.
Comer is in line to become chair of the House Oversight Committee. The panel’s Republicans noted Wednesday they are “investigating the domestic and international business dealings of the Biden family and their associates to determine whether these activities compromise U.S. national security and President Biden’s ability to lead with impartiality. The Biden family has a pattern of peddling access to the highest levels of government to enrich themselves to the detriment of U.S. interests.”
In an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, House Minority Leader McCarthy said the elections have enshrined a new era in Washington.
“It is official. One-party Democrat rule in Washington is finished,” McCarthy said. “We have fired Nancy Pelosi.”
McCarthy said that the majority gives House Republicans the power “to subpoena and hold this government accountable, secure this border, fight to make us energy independent, give parents a say in their kids’ education, and actually look what DOJ is doing, look at what DHS is doing,” he said, saying they this will be part of the GOP House agenda, claiming that “on day one we will repeal 87,000 new IRS agents.”
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