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Watch: GOP Probe into Biden's Foreign Ties in Full Swing Less Than 24 Hours After Taking the House

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Well, that didn’t take long.

Fresh after officially winning a majority victory in the U.S. House of Representatives with 218 seats, key GOP lawmakers laid down the law during an energized Thursday-morning news conference at which they announced their first target of investigation: the Biden family.

Specifically, the investigation will peer into President Joe Biden’s potential involvement in his son Hunter Biden’s foreign business deals.

The investigation was announced by Kentucky Republican Rep. James Comer, who will soon be installed as the chairman of the powerful House Oversight Committee. Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan, who will become chair of the House Judiciary Committee, was one of several Republicans who joined Comer on Thursday.

“This committee will evaluate whether this President is compromised or swayed by foreign dollars. This is an investigation of Joe Biden,” Comer said.

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The two Republican lawmakers touted a recent report released by the House Oversight Committee this week. Comer claims that President Biden is not only fully aware of his son’s foreign business dealings, contrary to his past denials, but he also alleges he benefited greatly from those deals.

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“Whistleblowers described President Biden as chairman of the board. For these businesses. He personally participated in meetings and phone calls, documents show that he was a partner with access to an office.

“To be clear, Joe Biden is the big guy,” Comer said, according to The Post Millenial.

“This evidence raises troubling questions about whether President Biden is a national security risk and about whether he is compromised by foreign government,” Comer added.

Much of what the public knows about Hunter Biden and Joe Biden’s business dealings came from the information on the laptop Hunter Biden left at a Delaware computer repair shop. The device reportedly contained a trove of data pointing to shady — if not outright illegal — business deals that resulted in tidy profits and perks for multiple members of the Biden family.

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Jordan slammed Democrats, the media and the long list of former U.S. intelligence leaders for writing off the mere existence of the laptop as “Russian disinformation” at the time, which happened to be a few short weeks before the 2020 general election — one of the most consequential elections in modern U.S. history.

For his part, Comer’s primary message to the media and the country is that his committee and others want to “make it very clear that from this point on, this is no longer the Hunter Biden investigation. This is the Joe Biden investigation.”

Until Thursday morning, the Biden family hasn’t had much to worry about, as Democrats in both chambers — and their allies in the establishment media — have provided what has proven to be an incredibly thick shield of protection.

One now has to wonder whether Hunter Biden and Joe Biden might get a little less sleep at night from here on out, since it appears that Republicans are finally out for justifiable blood.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

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