In their letter seeking suspicious activity reports related to Hunter Biden and various associates, Republicans cited an internal Senate rule authorizing the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs to investigate the effectiveness of "all agencies and departments" of the federal government.
CNN has reached out to the Secret Service for comment. His son served on the board of Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian energy company, from 2014 to 2019, in addition to conducting business in China.
"There's a lot of talk about Biden's son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great", Trump said, according to a transcript released by the White House. It picks up where Trump left off last summer when he asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate whether Biden had improperly recommended the firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor.
Schweizer said, "I think it's an excellent idea. He got fired. And they put in place someone who was solid at the time", Biden said at a Council on Foreign Relations event. It's a very simple answer.
"And by the way, China should start an investigation into the Bidens". There, he met with Jonathan Li, the fund's China-based partner.
Trump appears to confirm killing of al-Qaida leader in Yemen
AQAP has always been considered the global network's most risky branch and has attempted to carry out attacks on the USA mainland. The area is known as a stronghold for al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, as the Yemeni affiliate is known.
Manchin, who is among a few Democrats from red or purple who could side with Republicans on impeachment, would not say which way he plans to go at Wednesday's scheduled vote on whether to acquit the President.
"Censure would allow this body to unite across party lines and as an equal branch of government to formally denounce the President's actions and hold him accountable", Manchin said.
The 2 senators were sending letters to a large number of departments and companies in Washington - together with the State Division, the Treasury, the Justice Division, the FBI, the Nationwide Archives and the Secret Provider - inquiring for data to help their investigation. That same month, they sent a letter to the Treasury Department asking about any possible reports of money laundering or fraud in the business dealings of Biden.
Two Senate committee chairmen have requested Secret Service documents on information regarding Hunter Biden's travels to China and Ukraine during his father Joe Biden's tenure as Vice President, they announced Thursday, just one day after President Trump was acquitted by the Senate in an impeachment trial for his own conduct in Ukraine. The Wyden spokeswoman criticized the Treasury Department for "rapidly complying" with the requests, calling the Republican-led Senate investigation of Biden a "sideshow".