House Republicans Subpoena DOJ For Biden-Hur Transcript

House Republicans subpoenaed the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday for the transcript of President Joe Biden’s interview with special counsel Robert Hur, the Daily Caller has learned.

Hur released his report on Biden’s handling of classified documents earlier in February, in which he detailed a five-hour interview with the president over the course of Oct. 8-9. In his report, the special counsel made comments about Biden’s declining mental state, noting that he appeared to forget when his vice presidency began and ended as well as the date of his late son’s death.

The House Judiciary and Oversight Committees notified Attorney General Merrick Garland of the subpoena on Tuesday in a letter obtained by the Daily Caller. The committees previously requested that the DOJ provide the transcript by Feb. 19 at 5 p.m., but the department did not do so.

“The Oversight and Judiciary Committees, in coordination with the Ways and Means Committee, are investigating whether sufficient grounds exist to draft articles of impeachment against President Biden for consideration by the full House,” the letter states. “The Committees further seek to understand whether the White House or President Biden’s personal attorneys placed any limitations or scoping restrictions during the interviews with Special Counsel Hur or Mr. Mark Zwonitzer precluding or addressing any potential statements directly linking President Biden to troublesome foreign payments.”

Whether or not to release the transcript of the Hur interview has been the topic of much debate amongst Biden allies and opponents alike. (Read more from “House Republicans Subpoena DOJ For Biden-Hur Transcript” HERE)

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