Oversight Committee Wants Details On Biden Center’s China Donations

US President Joe Biden laughs as he hosts a Cinco de Mayo reception at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on May 5, 2022. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Today, House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) is calling on University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) President M. Elizabeth Magill to provide information about anonymous Chinese donations to UPenn and the Penn Biden Center.
  • Given the Biden family’s financial connections to foreign adversaries and the recent discovery of classified documents stashed in an unsecure closet at Penn Biden Center, Chairman Comer is requesting all documents and communications related to donations originating from China and a list of all Chinese donors—and the individual amount donated—to UPenn.    
  • The Committee on Oversight and Accountability is investigating President Biden’s possible illegal handling of sensitive, highly classified documents.Recent reports reveal President Biden’s attorneys discovered Obama-Biden Administration documents in an unsecure closet at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement—a Washington, D.C.-based think tank affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania,” wrote Chairman Comer.

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