U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) responded on Wednesday to new information from the House GOP Oversight Committee, which revealed a potential connection between Hunter Biden and an energy company associated with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

In a Tuesday tweet, the committee pointed to a WhatsApp exchange from 2017 between Hunter Biden and CEFC China Energy’s Gongwen Dong, also known as Kevin.

In the message exchange, Hunter Biden told Dong that the Biden’s are “the best I know at doing exactly what the Chairman wants from this [partnership].”

According to the GOP Oversight Committee, the chairman Hunter Biden referred to is Ye Jianming, a Chinese billionaire who has connections to a CCP intelligence agency and stated that his company’s vision “is to obtain overseas resources and drive the national strategy.”

One of Hunter Biden’s shell companies received $100,000 from CEFC the day after his conversation with Dong.

“The latest exchange we’ve found between Hunter Biden and his Chinese Communist Party friends is not surprising, and there are certainly more exchanges like this that we will continue to find,” Carl told 1819 News in response to the information. “We’ve known for quite a while that Hunter Biden has repeatedly taken advantage of his dad’s political influence to make millions of dollars working closely with CCP-linked companies and individuals for years, despite the fact China is our largest geopolitical threat.”

“The Biden Crime Family needs to be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law for compromising America’s national security and illegally profiting off Joe Biden’s political career at the expense of the American people,” he continued. “Shame on them.”

This information comes a week after Hunter Biden accepted a plea deal through which he pleaded guilty to failing to pay income taxes in 2017 and 2018 and agreed to enter into a pretrial diversion agreement for a separate firearm and drug charge.

According to reports, Biden owed excess taxes in 2017 and 2018. He also possessed a firearm while unlawfully using and being addicted to a controlled substance.

Maximum penalties for each of the tax charges total two years in prison, and the firearm charge, if convicted, could earn him as much as ten years, but completing the pretrial program could get his charges reduced or even dismissed.

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