"In addition to several letters that the committees have sent to other agencies as part of that inquiry, the Committee on Finance also has written to the Department of Treasury regarding potential conflicts of interest in the Obama-era CFIUS- approved transaction which gave control of Henniges, an American maker of anti-vibration technologies with military applications, to a Chinese government-owned aviation company and China-based investment firm with established ties to the Chinese government".
Senate Republicans are investigating Hunter Biden as part of an inquiry created to bolster Trump's unfounded claim that Joe Biden used the vice presidency to benefit his son, who served on the board of a Ukrainian energy company while his father was involved in setting USA foreign policy in Eastern Europe.
"There's a lot of talk about Biden's son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great", Trump said, according to a transcript released by the White House. And I think it ought to be extended beyond Hunter Biden to look at his brothers and look at his son-in-law. Well, son of a [expletive].
Trump told reporters in October 2019 when asked whether Ukraine should probe the Bidens, "I would think if they were honest about it, they would start a major investigation into the Bidens. They should investigate the Bidens".
Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry after a person filed a complaint over Trump's call with Zelensky.
World Health Organization issues appeal for $675m to fight novel coronavirus
The WHO's statement came as Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand all reported new infections not imported from China. Briand, noting that these were "legitimate concerns", added: "I can not guarantee they will resume the flights".
Senators will vote to either acquit President Donald Trump or convict and remove him from office.
"Censure would allow this body to unite across party lines and as an equal branch of government to formally denounce the President's actions and hold him accountable", Manchin said.
Grassley and Johnson have sent other requests for information on Hunter Biden.
Hunter Biden being interviewed on Nightline last month.
They have requested records on Hunter Biden as well from the State Department, the Justice Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Archives and the Secret Service.
It's hypocritical for the Treasury Department to stonewall Democrats' request while granting Republicans access to material on Hunter Biden, said Steve Rosenthal, a senior fellow at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center.