Why it matters: The announcement came roughly one hour after the Senate voted to acquit President s on both articles of impeachment.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) sent a letter to Secret Service Director James Murray Wednesday asking for "all dates and locations of travel, worldwide and domestic, for Hunter Biden".
"The Committee on Finance and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs ("the committees") are reviewing potential conflicts of interest posed by the business activities of Hunter Biden and his associates during the Obama administration, particularly with respect to his business activities in Ukraine and China", the letter states.
They've asked data on Hunter Biden as smartly from the State Division, the Justice Division, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Nationwide Archives and the Secret Carrier.
"Applying a blatant double standard, Trump administration agencies like the Treasury Department are rapidly complying with Senate Republican requests - no subpoenas necessary - and producing "evidence" of questionable origin", Wyden spokesperson Ashley Schapitl told Yahoo News in a statement.
Jill Biden watches as her husband Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a caucus night campaign rally on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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"The administration told House Democrats to go pound sand when their oversight authority was mandatory while voluntarily cooperating with the Senate Republicans" sideshow at lightning speed'.
In the Senate trial last month, the president's lawyers said Hunter Biden's board membership created the appearance of a conflict of interest, but they stopped short of alleging any actual illegality.
The chairmen asked Murray to provide a list of dates and travel locations for which Hunter Biden received a protective detail, information on whether he was on government aircraft or accompanied by family members and a description of the protective detail. At that time, Biden was responsible for fighting corruption in Ukraine as Vice President.
The GOP senators requested that the Secret Service: 1. In December 2013, the same month the fund was officially established, Hunter Biden joined his father and one of his daughters on a trip to China.
Republicans called impeachment a partisan charade and argued that Trump's conduct was not impeachable.
Every Senate Republican other than Mitt Romney of Utah voted to acquit, and Trump brandished headlines of his acquittal at the congressional prayer breakfast on Thursday morning.