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House panel on 'weaponization' of the federal government will hold its first hearing

Posted on AllSides February 9th, 2023
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A new House panel investigating the "weaponization of the federal government" will hold its first hearing Thursday, as part of the Republican majority's push to ramp up scrutiny of the Biden administration.

Republicans promised to investigate the Biden family and White House if they won control of Congress in last year's midterm elections. With a Democratic president ready to veto any potential GOP legislation, amping up oversight became a key part of the party's campaign platform.

The new subcommittee hearing is the latest effort to make good on that promise. Hardline conservatives had pushed for the...

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