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The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday called on the National Archives to produce records detailing when and where President Joe Biden’s embattled son, Hunter Biden, had access to Air Force Two.
According to recent reports, Hunter accompanied then-Vice President Biden on more than a dozen foreign trips on Air Force Two — the name given to any plane currently transporting the Vice President of the United States.
“JOE ABUSED VP PRIVILEGE,” the GOP leaders of the Oversight Committee shared via X. “Recent reporting indicates that, as VP, Joe Biden abused Air Force Two by allowing his son Hunter to tag along to AT LEAST 15 COUNTRIES to sell ‘The Brand’ to enrich the Biden family. Hunter would regularly schedule business meetings while traveling abroad with the VP according to emails from his laptop.”
“Given this development and testimony from Devon Archer that then-VP Biden met with at least one of Hunter Biden’s associates in Beijing while visiting on official business, @RepJamesComer and @RepDonaldsPress are calling on the National Archives to provide documents, communications, and manifests related to then-VP Biden’s misuse of Air Force Two and Marine Two,” the post continued, along with a screenshot of the letter sent to the National Archives.
🚨JOE ABUSED VP PRIVILEGE🚨
Recent reporting indicates that, as VP, Joe Biden abused Air Force Two by allowing his son Hunter to tag along to AT LEAST 15 COUNTRIES to sell “The Brand” to enrich the Biden family. Hunter would regularly schedule business meetings while traveling… pic.twitter.com/eZl6HA07G4
— Oversight Committee (@GOPoversight) August 30, 2023
The letter, addressed to Archivist Colleen Shogan, stated that the reported use of Air Force Two and Marine Two suggested Biden allowed his son to travel at the taxpayers’ expense while facilitating his efforts to hawk the “Biden Brand” in numerous foreign nations.
“Devon Archer, a longtime Biden family associate, has stated it is ‘categorically false’ that Joe Biden played no role in his son’s foreign business dealings. Flights on Air Force Two around the world to seal business deals are evidence of that role,” the letter continued.
According to the most recent reports, Hunter may have traveled alongside his father on Air Force Two to Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia, Canada, Japan, Germany, Italy, Egypt, South Africa, Kenya and South Korea. It was already well-publicized that he traveled with Vice President Biden to China and Mexico, and additional reports suggest that he might have also joined his father in Belgium and Spain.
The letter calls on the archives to provide Oversight with “special access” to “[a]ll Air Force Two and Marine Two manifests from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017, that include any Biden family member or associates (Eric Schwerin, Devon Archer, or Jeffrey Cooper)” in addition to any and all “documents and communications” pertaining to such travel.