GOP Calls Out Biden’s DOJ For Refusing To Release Evidence

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( – Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.), the chairman of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee, slammed the Justice Department over their refusal to give the committee access to unredacted material relating to the special counsel Robert Hur’s proof into President Joe Biden’s classified documents case. 

In a statement, Comer argued that the Biden administration did not have the right to choose what was needed or not needed by Congress for its oversight of the executive branch. He continued by saying that he was curious what the administration’s reason was for refusing to release the audio from Hur’s and Biden’s interview following the release of the transcript. He then questioned why the American people should not be given access to the actual audio so that they could hear Biden’s answers. 

His statement had come only hours after the Department of Justice had sent him and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), the chair of the House Judiciary committee, a letter in which it urged them to avoid any possible conflict after they had previously threatened contempt in order to gain access to more material and information relating to Hur’s investigation. 

The Justice Department’s head of legislative affairs had sent the letter in which he informed the GOP chairs that their committees had already been given access to the information they had requested, including the recording and transcripts of Hur’s interview with the president. 

The committees have also been pushing to receive access to some classified communications and documents with Biden’s legal team.

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