WASHINGTON—House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) today subpoenaed Devon Archer, a Biden family associate, to appear for a deposition on Friday, June 16, 2023. Devon Archer played a significant role in the Biden family’s business deals abroad, including China, Russia, and Ukraine. Devon Archer was also Hunter Biden’s business partner in several transactions involving foreign nationals and foreign companies, and he is associated with corporate entities that the Committee has identified as part of the investigation into the Biden family’s influence peddling schemes.
Below are excerpts from Chairman Comer’s letter to Devon Archer’s attorney. The full letter and subpoena can be found here.
“The Committee is investigating foreign nationals’ attempts to target and coerce high-ranking U.S. officials’ family members by providing money or other benefits in exchange for certain actions. The Committee is considering legislative solutions to this problem. The Committee has identified Mr. Archer as possessing information relevant to its investigation and seeks your client’s testimony regarding these and other related topics.
“Both information that the Committee has reviewed and public reporting indicates that Mr. Archer played a significant role in the Biden family’s business deals abroad, including but not limited to China, Russia, and Ukraine. Additionally, while undertaking these ventures with the Biden family, [Mr. Archer] met with then-Vice President Biden on multiple occasions, including in the White House. Mr. Archer’s testimony is critical to the Committee’s investigation. Mr. Archer was Hunter Biden’s business partner in a number of transactions involving foreign nationals and foreign companies. Mr. Archer is associated with corporate entities that the Committee has identified and the Biden family’s role in each of them. Furthermore, he has significant information regarding the purpose of these companies and knowledge of relevant documents related to the Committee’s investigation,” wrote Chairman Comer.