Biden For­mal­ly Invit­ed To Tes­ti­fy For Impeach­ment Inquiry

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Biden Formally Invited To Testify For Impeachment Inquiry

On Thurs­day, House Over­sight Chair­man James Com­er (R‑KY) sent a for­mal invite to Pres­i­dent Joe Biden to tes­ti­fy as part of a cor­rup­tion-focused impeach­ment inquiry on alleged influ­ence ped­dling.
Com­er said in a let­ter to Biden his pan­el is propos­ing April 16 for a hear­ing to occur and not­ed that it is “open to accom­mo­dat­ing” the president’s sched­ule. The chair­man also posed a series of ques­tions, ask­ing Biden to respond in writ­ing about whether he met or oth­er­wise inter­act­ed with spe­cif­ic for­eign busi­ness exec­u­tives, as well as details on the con­text of the con­tacts.
House inves­ti­ga­tors account­ed for $24 mil­lion that “flowed” toward Biden, his fam­i­ly, and their busi­ness asso­ciates from oth­er coun­tries such as Chi­na and Ukraine, but the com­mit­tee has “iden­ti­fied no legit­i­mate ser­vices to mer­it such lucra­tive pay­ments,” C …