Report: Special Counsel Investigating Hunter Biden Reverses Decision on Plea Deal Prior to Court Disruption
Special Counsel David Weiss, who was appointed in the case involving Hunter Biden, reportedly changed his stance on the plea deal that was b
Special Counsel Changes Stance on Plea Deal for Hunter Biden
Special Counsel David Weiss, appointed in the case involving Hunter Biden, has reportedly changed his stance on the plea deal being offered. Initially, Weiss was willing to end the investigation without requiring a guilty plea on any charges. However, the plea deal was later blown up in court. This information was reported by The New York Times.
Whistleblowers and Pressure from Higher-Ups Impact Weiss' Position
Reports indicate that Weiss' position changed when two IRS agents came forward as whistleblowers. They claimed they were prevented from further investigating a probe related to Biden due to pressure from higher-ups at the Department of Justice.
Weiss Demands Guilty Plea from Hunter Biden
The article discusses how prosecutor David Weiss has demanded that Hunter Biden plead guilty to tax crimes and a gun charge. Weiss has asked U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to appoint him as a special counsel in the case, granting him more authority to investigate and prosecute. The article suggests Weiss' motivations include gaining leverage over Hunter Biden, responding to Republican criticism, and producing a report at the end of the investigation.
Criticism and Concerns Surround Appointment of Special Counsel
The appointment of a special counsel by Attorney General Merrick Garland has sparked criticism from top Republicans who believe it is an attempt to assist Hunter Biden. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a potential candidate for the 2024 GOP presidential primaries, expressed concerns about leniency in handling the case. DeSantis questioned the reasoning behind appointing Weiss to the position but noted that such actions are not unexpected.
Senator Ron Johnson Calls for Investigation
In an interview, Senator Ron Johnson expressed his belief in the need to investigate alleged corruption involving Hunter Biden. While he has not seen evidence of actions being pursued, he believes the current arrangement should be pursued.