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Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan is ready to fight.
During an interview on Fox News, Jordan said he believes there’s been a shift regarding the ongoing federal investigation of President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden and vowed that Republicans will look into the Biden family now that the GOP will control the House.
In an interview on Fox News, the Ohio Republican suggested “something is up” with the probe because of a new interest in the story by many of the same media outlets that initially dismissed reports of corruption evidence stemming from materials and emails obtained from a laptop he reportedly abandoned at a computer repair store in Delaware in 2019.
Jordan told Bartiromo that it “sure seems” as though Hunter Biden is going to be indicted by federal officials and pointed to an increase in reporting regarding the authentication of contents of his laptop.
“Jim Jordan, how did this happen? How did the DoJ and the FBI become so politicized? We know what they did around the Russia collusion story. They had no evidence of collusion with Trump, and yet they pursued FISA warrants to aggressively spy and surveil is people within the Trump world,” Bartiromo said.
“I don’t know how it happened, but I know it has to change because America’s the greatest country in history, but we’re not America. America’s not America if you have a justice president that treats people differently under the law — Justice Department,” Jordan began.
“Whistleblowers have said at the highest levels, not the rank and pile, but at the Washington field office of the FBI, that’s where the politics is. One of these agents said it’s rotted at its core, that’s how bad it is. Look, remember this too if you need any more — go back to Mr. Smith again, Jack Smith. There was, back in 2013, the section that he ran at the Justice Department not only was looking for ways to prosecute the very people who were targeted by Obama’s IRS, but they also asked the IRS to give them confidential taxpayer information, and the IRS complied. Think about that. You had the Justice Department saying we want information we’re not supposed to get, give it to us, and the IRS gave it to them. So this is, it seems to me, a pattern. It has to change because if it doesn’t, we don’t have this,” he added.
“It sure looks like Joe Biden was involved,” Jordan continued. “So, my, how this story has changed. And now, we find out these text messages and emails that link the entire family, not just Hunter and Joe and — but also uncle, the — Joe’s brother, James Biden, is involved in this, as well.”
Last week, Jordan and other Republicans held a press conference after the GOP officially took control of the U.S. House of Representatives.
During a press event, Jordan and Kentucky Republican Rep. James Comer outlined their plans to investigate Hunter Biden in the next Congress.
“We’re looking at this umbrella of political operations at the Justice Department all the way back to the very first whistleblower came to us over a year ago, about a year ago, I should say, regarding the school boards issue. So we’re concerned about anything that is being done in a political fashion at the Justice Department,” Jordan said.
“Because, remember, you got to step back. It’s supposed to be in this great country, the greatest country ever. It’s supposed to be equal treatment under the law. And when you have a Justice Department that’s not following that fundamental principle, principle, I think that sets our country apart from all others. And that is a major problem,” Jordan concluded.
“If we can keep it about Hunter Biden, this is kind of a big deal we think if we can give you about Hunter Biden, that would be great,” Comer interjected.