This week, Republican Rep. James Comer, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, released an update on his investigation into the Biden family’s shady foreign business deals which revealed that millions of dollars from foreign businesses in China and Romania were funneled to members of the Biden family through a series of shell companies during the time Joe Biden was vice president, the Washington Examiner reported.
According to the memo, members of the Biden family, their companies, and business associates received more than $10 million from companies owned by foreign nationals in China and Romania through a series of LLCs from 2009 until shortly after Joe Biden left office in 2017.
The Oversight Committee is looking into a total of fifteen shell companies that were founded between 2009 and 2017, including Hudson West III, LLC, Rosemont Seneca Bohai, LLC, Owasco, LLC, and Robinson Walker, LLC.
According to Chairman Comer, the Romanian transactions in particular reveal “evidence of influence peddling” and show “a correlation” between the work of the Biden family and their associates and then-Vice President Biden’s “responsibilities” in office.
Bank records obtained by the Oversight Committee show that members of the Biden family received money from a company reportedly controlled by corrupt Romanian businessman Gabriel Popoviciu around the time then-Vice President Biden was meeting with Romanian leaders in 2014 and 2015 to discuss corruption in the country.
In September 2015, Biden met with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the White House to discuss anti-corruption efforts. Within five weeks of that meeting, Bladon Enterprises, which is reportedly owned by Gabriel Popoviciu, began transferring money into the bank account of Robinson Walker, LLC, a shell company owned by Biden associate Robinson Walker.
From November 2015 to May 2017, Bladon Enterprises transferred a total of over $3 million into the LLC’s account. Walker then transferred $1.038 million to various members of the Biden family.
Additionally, the Oversight Committee provided additional details about payments the Biden family received from China, specifically from Ye Jianming and his energy company, CEFC through Robinson Walker, LLC.
During a press conference on Wednesday, Chairman Comer unveiled details on the bank records and said the committee is investigating the president and his family’s foreign business deals that capitalized on Biden’s office and “risked our country’s national security.”
In a column at the Washington Examiner, former counterintelligence officer John Schindler argues that there are serious counterintelligence implications from the Biden family’s ties to China’s CEFC.
According to Comer, nine members of the Biden family received payments from foreign-owned businesses, including Hunter Biden, the president’s brother James Biden and his wife Sarah, Beau Biden’s widow Hallie, Hunter’s ex-wife Kathleen Buhle, Hunter’s current wife Melissa Cohen, along with grandchildren of President Biden.