John­son pressed to inves­ti­gate Trump fam­i­ly over ‘exten­sive finan­cial ties’ to CCP

EXCLUSIVE — Speak­er Mike John­son (R‑LA) is fac­ing calls to open an inves­ti­ga­tion into for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump over alle­ga­tions he and his fam­i­ly ben­e­fit­ed finan­cial­ly from “exten­sive ties” to the Chi­nese Com­mu­nist Par­ty.
The Demo­c­ra­t­ic-aligned Con­gres­sion­al Integri­ty Project sent a let­ter to John­son on Tues­day, urg­ing him to direct the House Over­sight Com­mit­tee to inves­ti­gate alleged “fam­i­ly cor­rup­tion” while Trump was pres­i­dent. The let­ter, which was exclu­sive­ly obtained by the Wash­ing­ton Exam­in­er, comes after months of request­ed inquiries from the group into the Trump fam­i­ly, accus­ing the for­mer pres­i­dent and his four old­est chil­dren of frat­er­niz­ing with for­eign adver­saries.
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“Repub­li­can com­mit­tee chair­men have not sent any let­ters, request­ed any infor­ma­tion, issued sub­poe­nas, or announced any hear­ings on poten­tial inves­ti­ga­tions into the Trump family’s influ­ence ped­dling and cor­rup­tion despite ample evi­dence show­ing that Trump and his fam­i­ly prof­it­ed from busi­ness with Chi­na while he was in office and engaged in direct talks, nego­ti­a­tions, and trade deals with the com­mu­nist regime,” the let­ter states.

The let­ter comes amid an effort by the Con­gres­sion­al Integri­ty Project to urge Con­gress to open an inquiry into the Trump fam­i­ly, with the group pre­vi­ous­ly launchin …