(Headline USA) Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., sent a notice to White House officials, Big Tech companies, and alleged intelligence experts to preserve any records related to Hunter Biden’s laptop so that Republicans can launch an investigation if they take back Congress during the midterm elections.
“We already know for a fact that Big Tech colluded with some of the nation’s most powerful media and most influential Democrat partisans in the intelligence community to suppress the truth, censor fact-based journalism, and cover for the Biden family,” Issa said in a statement. “Now the full truth and complete accountability must follow.”
The congressman sent letters to White House press secretary Jen Psaki, White House chief of staff Ronald Klain, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and multiple U.S. intelligence officials, including James Clapper, among others, ordering them not to delete or destroy materials related to Hunter Biden’s laptop and reports about it.
“I write to request you immediately initiate document preservation for all materials relating to questions, inquiry, conversation, strategy, and response, from 2020 to current, to the media reporting of the Hunter Biden laptop and/or its contents that first appeared in the New York Post on October 14, 2020,” the letters stated, according to Breitbart.
These records will be “essential for Congress to conduct a comprehensive fact-finding investigation” into Big Tech’s suppression of the Hunter Biden laptop story and intelligence officials’ attempts to dismiss it as “Russian disinformation,” the letters continued.
Hunter Biden story is Russian disinfo, dozens of former intel officials say https://t.co/zRdHxTxVsl
— Jen Psaki (@jrpsaki) October 20, 2020
Issa argued the deliberate suppression of reports about Hunter Biden’s laptop amounts to a Watergate-level scandal.
“This is the most consequential political scandal since Watergate, and it deserves an investigation in Congress no less robust and no less bipartisan than that one,” he said.