February 6, 2020 – Treasury releases documents in response to GOP requests for Hunter Biden and Burisma information

In Email/Dossier Investigations by Katie Weddington

Chuck Grassley (l) and Ron Johnson

“The Treasury Department has handed over documents to a pair of GOP Senate chairmen as part of a months-long probe into Burisma Holdings, Ukraine and Hunter Biden, according to the top Democrat on one of the panels.

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) — the chairmen of the Finance and the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committees, respectively — sent a letter to the Treasury Department in November saying they were investigating “potentially improper actions” during the Obama administration.

The Treasury Department is complying with their request, according to a spokeswoman for Sen. Ron Wyden (Ore.), the top Democrat on the Finance Committee, who noted that Democratic requests for information have been stonewalled.

(…) The development was first reported by Yahoo News, with a source telling the publication that the Treasury Department began complying with the Grassley-Johnson request in less than two months.

A spokesman for the Treasury Department didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.   (Read more: The Hill, 2/06/2020)  (Archive)