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Putin Mask-Wearing Democrat Catches Attention at House Oversight Session

A Democratic Congressman dramatically entered the House Oversight Committee’s inquiry into President Joe Biden, donning a mask of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

This gesture served as a critique of the Republican party’s approach to the investigation.

The Accusation of Disinformation

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Rep. Jared Moskowitz, serving Florida’s 23rd Congressional District, together with fellow Democrats has charged the Republican majority with disseminating Russian disinformation via their investigations into President Biden’s actions.

Focus of GOP Investigations

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Leveraging their slim majority in the House, Republicans have launched inquiries primarily focused on identifying any advantages President Biden might have derived from Hunter Biden’s overseas business activities.

Committee’s Latest Session

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On Wednesday, the House Oversight Committee gathered for a “HEARING on Influence Peddling: Examining Joe Biden’s Abuse of Public Office,” announcing their agenda on X.

Moskowitz’s Putin Mask

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Reporter Scott MacFarlane noted that Moskowitz arrived wearing a Putin mask, a move intended to critique the GOP’s alleged perpetuation of Russian disinformation, along with a photograph evidencing the moment.

Moskowitz Explains

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In response to reporters’ questions about his choice of attire, Moskowitz explained his reasons but sidestepped a query about the maturity of his action.

He instead, as “Putin,” thanked James Comer for using Russian intelligence during its proceedings.

A Key Witness Indicted

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A pivotal moment occurred last month when Alexander Smirnov, a key witness in the Republicans’ allegations against the Bidens, faced indictment over accusations of lying to the FBI regarding the Biden family’s business transactions in Ukraine.

Smirnov’s Alleged Russian Connections

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Smirnov is also accused of claiming to have contacts with officials affiliated with Russian intelligence, according to the Associated Press, adding a complex layer to the investigation’s narrative.

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