Hunter Biden is willing to testify before the House Oversight Committee on December 13, his lawyer said Tuesday — but only in a public hearing.

Hunter Biden would be a key witness in the House’s impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, pending the committee’s approval.

Abbe Lowell, Hunter Biden’s lawyer said his client would only be willing to testify in a public setting but not behind closed doors as the committee asked:

House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer (R-KY) replied to Lowell via X Tuesday morning:

House Republicans subpoenaed both Hunter and James Biden in their probe of the president. James Biden is reportedly in communication with the committee about the subpoena.

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