Watchdog group Judicial Watch has filed Freedom of Information Act lawsuits against the Treasury and State Departments to get information about investments made by Ukraine-based Burisma Holdings and China-based China’s Bohai Harvest RST (BHR).
Specifically, Judicial Watch wanted to know whether any of the investments made in the two companies impacted national security. Both had Hunter Biden as a board member or director.
Hunter Biden, who was then chairman of private equity firm Rosemont Seneca, was said to have signed a deal with state-owned Bank of China to set up the BHR $1 billion joint venture investment fund only 12 days after traveling to China on Air Force 2 with then-Vice President Joe Biden.
A Burisma Holdings news release also said Hunter Biden was paid $50,000 a month to “provide support for the Company among international organizations,” while the younger Biden has maintained that was not his role with the company.
“Judicial Watch will continue to press for information to get to the bottom of this influence-peddling scandal involving Joe Biden and his son,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “As Congress is obsessed with attacking President Trump, it is again up to Judicial Watch to do the basic investigative work on this growing Biden scandal.”
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