House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer (R-KY) on Wednesday defended why he has not yet issued subpoenas in the Biden family business probe, insisting he is practicing restraint to “show good faith,” after Hunter refused to comply with the committee’s request for bank documents and communications.
Comer is investigating the Biden family for nine potential violations, including tax evasion, money laundering, and wire fraud. But with Hunter’s curt rejection of Comer’s request to supply a host of bank records and communications between the Biden family business members, the establishment media has raised questions of why Comer has not issued subpoenas to compel the relevant information.
“We give people plenty of time. When you do subpoenas, if you want to win in court, you have to show good faith effort that you tried to get the information. So we’re checking some boxes,” Comer told Punchbowl News.
“When we do subpoena, if we have to, then we’re going to win the subpoenas in court,” he warned. “It’s not just issuing a subpoena,” Comer said. “It’s about winning.”