Ron Johnson suspects revival of past political attacks on him an effort to ‘silence’ Hunter Biden investigation

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Sen. Ron Johnson faces a new round of old attacks on him and suspects Democrats want to quash his investigation into Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian energy firm that previously employed Joe Biden’s son Hunter.

NBC News resurrected a previously litigated story that accused the Wisconsin senator and chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee of financially profiting off of his public office.

“As I have said from the beginning, I am simply attempting to find the truth. National Democrats and the Biden campaign have now escalated their rhetoric in what appears to be an attempt to silence our investigation,” Johnson said in a statement to the Washington Examiner about the presidential campaign of the presumptive Democratic nominee. “These attacks will not deter me, but serve to only increase my curiosity. What are Democrats afraid I might find?”