Federal prosecutors are expected to seek a grand jury indictment of Hunter Biden, President Joe Biden's son, before the end of September in a gun possession case, while he is also under investigation for his business dealings.
House Republicans accuse Hunter Biden's legal team of intimidating and harassing IRS whistleblowers involved in the Hunter Biden tax probe.
Hunter Biden has filed a lawsuit against a former Trump White House aide, Garrett Ziegler, accusing him of illegally accessing and disseminating his data online.
An FBI agent involved in the Hunter Biden probe testified that the prosecutor leading it faced hurdles and lack of cooperation from other U.S. attorneys, but still had the authority to bring tax charges against Hunter Biden; the testimony comes amid investigations into the Biden family and Republicans' push for an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden.
Hunter Biden has been indicted on federal firearms charges, accused of lying about his drug use when purchasing a firearm, potentially leading to a high-stakes trial as the 2024 election approaches.
There is "no indication" that Hunter Biden tax charges will be dropped after his indictment, according to a former U.S. attorney.
Summary: The article discusses the impact of Hunter Biden's legal troubles on the Biden campaign, the need for investigations into Hunter Biden's influence-peddling, the challenges facing the impeachment process, the dysfunction of Congress, the departure of Senator Mitt Romney, and the breakdown of collegiality in the Senate.
Despite Hunter Biden's attorney's claims that his client did not share money from his business dealings with his father, President Biden, text messages and emails from Hunter's abandoned laptop suggest otherwise.
Hunter Biden earned significant money from a Romanian real estate mogul while his father, then-Vice President Joe Biden, pushed for anti-corruption reforms in Romania, and Hunter Biden failed to disclose his work as a lobbyist under the Foreign Agents Registration Act in Romania despite meeting with U.S. officials on behalf of his Romanian client.
New testimony from FBI and IRS officials contradicts the claims of an IRS whistleblower, who alleged political interference in the investigation of Hunter Biden's taxes, undermining Republican accusations of political influence and protecting Hunter Biden in the investigation.
Potential tax charges against Hunter Biden faced obstacles when federal prosecutors in California and Washington, D.C. declined to assist U.S. Attorney David Weiss in charging him, leading to frustration and concerns about the investigation's future, according to testimony from an IRS law enforcement official obtained by POLITICO.
IRS officials Michael Batdorf and Darrell Waldon testified before the House Ways and Means Committee, contradicting Attorney General Merrick Garland's claim that Special Counsel David Weiss had "full authority" over whether to charge Hunter Biden with tax crimes, revealing that the Justice Department's Tax Division would also need to authorize charges.