House Subcommittee Investigating Government “Armament” to Hold First Hearing: Live Updates

The newly formed House Select Subcommittee on Armament of the Federal Government it is expected to hold its first hearing on Thursday to investigate the government’s alleged weapon against Republicans.

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Senator Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., speaks to supporters during a campaign break Nov. 4, 2022, in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Senator Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., speaks to supporters during a campaign break Nov. 4, 2022, in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Biden to take the fight against Social Security to Florida

President Joe Biden will continue his attacks on Republicans on Social Security and health care when he travels to Florida on Thursday.

Biden accused Republicans — including Florida Senator Rick Scott — of endangering popular retirement programs by proposing the renewal of all federal legislation every five years. Scott says Biden is twisting his words.

Biden appeared to enjoy disputing the issue during his State of the Union address when Republican lawmakers interrupted his speech to challenge him.

Biden said Wednesday he hopes that means Republicans have agreed not to cut Social Security and health care, but “I’ll believe it when I see it.”

– Maurizio Groppe

Moreover: Marjorie Taylor Greene, other Republicans fight with Biden over Social Security, Medicare

The government’s armament subcommittee will hold its first hearing on Thursday

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., will testify Thursday during a GOP-led hearing on the congressional subcommittee investigating the government’s alleged weapon against Republicans.

Johnson plans to speak about the “roadblocks” he faced from government agencies during his investigation of President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden, which concluded in 2020 while Johnson was chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee and government affairs, Johnson’s office told the Milwaukee newspaper Sentinel.

Also testifying at the hearing are Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, former Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard, who recently quit the Democratic Party, and former FBI Special Agent Nicole Parker, according to CNN, who is was the first to report developments.

– Lawrence Andrew

Biden under scrutiny: House Republicans launch investigation into president

Biden: Republican investigation into my family ‘won’t go very far’

President Joe Biden said investigations by House Republicans into the business dealings of his son, Hunter Biden, and other members of his family “won’t go very far.”

“The public is not going to pay attention to this,” Biden said in an interview Wednesday on PBS NewsHour. “They want these kids to do something. If the only thing they can do is make things up about my family, it’s not going to get very far.”

The Republican-led House oversight committee held its first hearing Wednesday investigating the Biden family as former Twitter executives faced questions about media coverage of Hunter Biden’s laptop. It is the beginning of a series of investigations into the president that Republicans have long promised.

– Joey Garrison

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This article originally appeared in USA TODAY: House Inquiry into Government ‘Arming’: Live Updates

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