republicans in the House Oversight Committee sent a formal request to Hunter Biden on Thursday for information and records related to his dealings.

The panel is also seeking records on James Biden, the younger brother of President Joe Biden, and Hunter’s business partner, Eric Schwerin.

Republicans, including former President Donald Trump, have targeted Hunter Biden for years, but have increased scrutiny after taking control of the House this year.

The committee gave the Bidens until February 22 to respond before deciding whether to issue a subpoena.

CBS was the first to report the news.that the committee confirmed On twitter.

The committee also held a hearing Wednesday to investigate Twitter’s role in suppressing a New York Post story on Hunter Biden’s laptop. The committee’s chairman, Republican James Comer of Kentucky, accused the company of engaging in a «coordinated campaign by social media companies, the mainstream media, and the intelligence community to suppress and delegitimize the existence of the laptop.» of Hunter Biden».

Yoel Roth, Twitter’s former head of trust and security, said the company was concerned that the story “at first glance had many similarities to the 2016 Russian hack and leak operation against the DNC. We had to decide what to do. And at that point, with limited information, we made a mistake.»