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President Joe Biden could be facing impeachment as the walls close in on him and his son Hunter Biden.
Tennessee Republican Rep. Tim Burchett, a member of the House Oversight Committee, said that information brought by an IRS whistleblower who is seeking protection to testify, could bring Biden to impeachment.
“This is just the very tip of the iceberg. This very brave IRS agent coming forward, I think, will just start it,” he said to Fox News host Maria Bartiromo. “They’re talking about impeaching Biden. How could we not impeach Biden if this does, in fact, reach him?”
The representative also spoke about the letter signed by 51 former intelligence chiefs who said that the Hunter Bien laptop had the earmarks of Russian disinformation.
But former acting CIA Director Michael Morell testified to the House Judiciary Committee that he concocted the letter after speaking with the man who is now Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, because he wanted to Biden to win the 2020 election.
“If I was [among] those 51 people, I’d be lawyering up right now because they’re going to be asked in public at some point what they knew and if they knew that all this other stuff was going on because it is very damning,” the representative said.
“If this cover-up shows what’s going on, that we all assume is going on, and that the 51 folks were basically lied to and showed false documentation, how can you not [impeach Biden]?” he said. “I mean, this is just going on too much.”
“Like I said, the documentation that I’ve seen, I can’t comment on all of it,” the representative said. “But what I can comment on is that it is bad, and it is getting worse, and it is showing illegal monies from Chinese communists flowing into this White House via Hunter Biden and his lawyers.”
“How could we not impeach Biden if this does, in fact, reach him?” he said.
The attorney for the IRS agent who claims to have proof that an important investigation is being mishandled has spoken and explained why his client is waiting to be heard.
The unnamed criminal supervisory agent is waiting to get protection from the members of Congress who can give him such protection because, his attorney Mark Lytle, said his client has information that contradicts testimony from a “senior, politically-appointed official of the Department of Justice.”
And while the attorney could not verify that the investigation was the Hunter Biden investigation, sources informed Fox News, the Wall Street Journal, and other news organizations that that was the investigation he was referring to, Fox News reported.
The 53-year-old Biden’s attorney, Chris Clark, put out a statement claiming the agent Lytle is representing committed a “felony … to improperly disclose information about an ongoing tax investigation.”
“There has incredible power in abusing that power by targeting embarrassing or disclosing information about a private citizen’s tax matters undermines Americans faith in the federal government,” Clark claimed, according to “Special Report” anchor Bret Baier.
Lytle told Baier he was troubled by Clark’s statement, saying his client wrestled many a “sleepless night” in considering whether to come forward to Congress.
“At the end of the day, he decided that he could not live with himself if he stayed quiet and said nothing. So he’s coming forward, but he knows that he’s going to be attacked,” the attorney said. “[A]ttacks like this are kind of what he was worried about.”
“There is a strong contingent on the Hill that believes in the whistleblower programs to have to shine a light on government agencies and programs and to enable people to come forward without getting threatened,” the attorney said. “And it’s unfortunate that that statement was made.”
The attorney said his client is not political, and sent his letter asking for protection to two Democrat senators, Sens. Ron Wyden and Richard Durbin and three Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham, Mike Crapo and Charles Grassley.
Fox News host Brett Baier said that there were reports that the senior Department Of Justice official that his client can contradict is Attorney General Merrick Garland, but the attorney could not confirm that.
“In his mind, it’s directly contradictory to what he knows is going on with the investigation … he wants to come forward,” he said.