House GOP pushes Hunter Biden probe despite thin majority


              FILE - Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, speaks with journalists as he walks to a House Republican leadership meeting, Nov. 15, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Even with their threadbare House majority, Republicans doubled down this week on using their new power to investigate the Biden administration and in particular the president’s son. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
            
              FILE - House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., right, and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., arrive to speak with members of the press after a House Republican leadership meeting, Nov. 15, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCarthy won the House Speaker nomination from his colleagues, while Scalise was voted majority leader. Even with their threadbare House majority, Republicans doubled down this week on using their new power to investigate the Biden administration and in particular the president’s son.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
            President Joe Biden arrives for a meeting with business and labor leaders on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) 
              FILE - Hunter Biden arrives in the East Room before President Joe Biden speaks awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people at the White House in Washington, July 7, 2022. Come next year, Republicans have made clear, the January 6th select committee will be no more. Investigations into the president’s son, Hunter Biden, will quickly begin. And GOP priorities like border security, parents’ rights and defunding the IRS will be on fast tracks to the House floor. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
            
              FILE - House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, of Calif., speaks during a news conference, Nov. 15, 2022, after voting on top House Republican leadership positions, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republican Party’s narrow capture of the House majority is poised to transform the agenda in Washington, empowering GOP lawmakers to pursue conservative goals and vigorously challenge the policies of President Joe Biden and his administration. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)