Ron Johnson to subpoena consulting firm over work for Ukrainian gas company that employed Hunter Biden

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Sen. Ron Johnson announced his intent to subpoena Blue Star Strategies executives and produce records as part of an investigation into Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian energy firm that once employed Hunter Biden.

The move by Johnson, the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, marks a change in strategy one day after the panel scrapped a vote to subpoena a former consultant for the Washington-based consulting firm.

“This subpoena is in furtherance of the Committee’s ongoing work to address the many unanswered questions about potential conflicts of interest and the extent to which representatives of Burisma — including officials at Blue Star — used individuals with close personal connections to high-level officials within the Obama administration to gain access to and potentially influence U.S. government agencies,” the Wisconsin Republican wrote in a letter Thursday to Michigan Sen. Gary Peters, the top Democrat on the committee.

The subpoena calls for every record between Jan. 1, 2013, to the present of work done by Blue Star Strategies on behalf of Burisma Holdings or individuals associated with Burisma, such as Burisma owner and Ukrainian oligarch Mykola Zlochevsky.

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