McCarthy Vows To Subpoena Ex-Intel Chiefs Who Dismissed Laptop Story
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is vowing to issue subpoenas to 51 former intelligence officials who derided as "disinformation" the New York Post's story about materials found on Hunter Biden's laptop.
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- Republicans next month will take control of the House, which will given their big investigative panels subpoena powers, and McCarthy hopes to become House speaker and lead help investigations.
- The California Republican said Saturday on “Fox Nation” the GOP would hold those individuals accountable for what he considers lying to the American people by saying they were “deeply suspicious” about the Post story.
- The former intelligence community officials also said in the signed statement that the article had “all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation.”
- The story was later confirmed and the laptop verified as authentic.
- “Those 51 intel agents that signed a letter that said the Hunter Biden information was all wrong, was Russia collusion, many of them have a security clearance,” McCarthy said. “We’re going to bring them before a committee. I’m going to have them have a hearing, bring them and subpoena them before a committee. Why did they sign it? Why did they lie to the American public?”
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