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James Comer Seems to Forget He Said Hunter Biden Could ‘Choose’ Public Hearing<!-- wp:html --><p>Drew Angerer</p> <p>House Oversight Committee Chairman <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/james-comer">James Comer</a> (R-KY) flat-out rejected <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/hunter-biden">Hunter Biden’s</a> offer on Tuesday to <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/hunter-biden-agrees-to-testify-before-housebut-only-in-public-hearing">testify in a public hearing</a>, claiming the president’s son “is trying to play by his own rules instead of following the rules required of everyone else.”</p> <p>However, just a few weeks ago Comer <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/james-comer-now-wants-to-wrap-up-biden-impeachment-probe-asap">insisted</a> that those subpoenaed in the <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/joe-biden">Biden</a> impeachment inquiry could “choose” between appearing for a deposition or a committee hearing.</p> <p>Responding to House Republicans’ recent subpoena of Hunter Biden, the first son’s lawyer Abbe Lowell countered Comer’s offer to meet behind closed doors. <a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2023/11/28/hunter-biden-willing-public-testimony/">In a three-page letter</a>, Lowell flagged several instances in which the chairman had basically dared the presidential scion to testify before Congress.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/james-comer-seems-to-forget-he-said-hunter-biden-could-choose-public-hearing">Read more at The Daily Beast.</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

Drew Angerer

House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) flat-out rejected Hunter Biden’s offer on Tuesday to testify in a public hearing, claiming the president’s son “is trying to play by his own rules instead of following the rules required of everyone else.”

However, just a few weeks ago Comer insisted that those subpoenaed in the Biden impeachment inquiry could “choose” between appearing for a deposition or a committee hearing.

Responding to House Republicans’ recent subpoena of Hunter Biden, the first son’s lawyer Abbe Lowell countered Comer’s offer to meet behind closed doors. In a three-page letter, Lowell flagged several instances in which the chairman had basically dared the presidential scion to testify before Congress.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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