President Trump has been acquitted on both charges by the Republican-led Senate.
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen.
"A Democrat on one of the committees conducting the investigation told Yahoo News that the "'evidence" of questionable origin' was handed over to the influential senators. That same month, they sent a letter to the Treasury Department asking about any possible reports of money laundering or fraud in the business dealings of Biden.
In comments made on the Senate floor, Manchin said that he believes that a "bipartisan majority of this body would vote to censure President Trump", as opposed to voting to remove the President, which would require 67 votes, or at least 20 Republicans joining all 47 members who caucus with the Democrats.
Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in July 2019 to "look into" corruption allegations against the Bidens.
It's hypocritical for the Treasury Department to stonewall Democrats' request while granting Republicans access to material on Hunter Biden, said Steve Rosenthal, a senior fellow at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaking at Chatham House in London last month.
In a letter Wednesday to the Secret Service, the chairmen requested information on the protection Hunter Biden received while his father, Joe Biden, was Vice President of the United States.
"Making use of a blatant double same old, Trump management companies just like the Treasury Division are hastily complying with Senate Republican requests - no subpoenas important - and generating "proof" of questionable starting place", stated a spokeswoman for Senator Ron Wyden of OR, the highest Democrat at the Finance Committee.
"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", Ashley Schapitl, a spokeswoman for Sen.
The U.S. Treasury Department has started turning over confidential banking records related to Hunter Biden in response to requests from Senate investigative committees.
Zelensky never followed through because Democrats learned of the scheme from a whistleblower report, which launched their impeachment inquiry and prompted the White House to release a secret hold on military assistance to Ukraine.
Democrats called it cheating and inducing foreign interference in the U.S. elections, but Republicans said it was not an impeachable offense.
They noted that Hunter Biden joined his father on a flight to China on Air Force Two in December 2013, after his firm, Rosemont Seneca, entered a joint venture with China-based Bohai Capital to form BHR.