House Oversight Subpoenas Joe Biden Associate To Appear For Deposition

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Diana Glebova White House Correspondent
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House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer issued a subpoena Monday for Devon Archer, a Biden family associate, to appear for a deposition Friday.

Archer played an integral part in the foreign business dealings of the Biden family, including in Russia, Ukraine and China, the committee wrote in a press release. He was also a business associate of Hunter Biden, visited then-Vice President Joe Biden several times at the White House and is tied to corporate entities that the committee has brought into the investigation, Comer said in his subpoena letter.

The House Oversight Committee issued a report May 10 alleging several members of the Biden family funneled a total of $10 million from foreign sources in Romania and China through various LLCs while Joe Biden was vice president. The committee is investigating foreign nationals’ attempts at coercing the Biden family for the alleged financial gain, and members of the committee have claimed that an FD-1023 document provided by the FBI directly ties Joe Biden to a “pay-to-play” scheme. (RELATED: EXCLUSIVE: ‘Should Be Prosecuted’ — MTG Says Joe Biden Should Serve Jail Time After Reading FBI Doc Relating To Burisma)

“The Committee is investigating foreign nationals’ attempts to target and coerce high-ranking U.S. officials’ family members by providing money or other benefits in exchange for certain actions.  The Committee is considering legislative solutions to this problem. The Committee has identified Mr. Archer as possessing information relevant to its investigation and seeks your client’s testimony regarding these and other related topics,” Comer wrote in the subpoena letter. (RELATED: ‘Bunch Of Malarkey’: Biden Pressed On Bribery Scheme Allegations)

WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 05: House Oversight and Accountability Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) walks to reporters after attending an FBI briefing in the House Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) at the U.S. Capitol Building on June 05, 2023 in Washington, DC. The chairman and ranking member of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee attended the briefing to review documents pertaining to U.S. President Joe Biden’s alleged acceptance of a bribe as vice president, from a foreign national. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

The president has dismissed the allegations about his bribery as “malarkey” and the White House has indicated that there is no reason to be concerned about the committee’s findings.