When I first saw this this afternoonI thought it was something new…
This has been going on since 2018….
It went dark about a year ago….
This HAS a political smell to it…
Donald Trump & Co, has been trying to use Hunter Biden’s action to stop the Joe Biden campaign for some time….
The original money-laundering focus has not proved out….
The current focus is said to be about tax issues ….
The IRS and Justice Departments BOTh will come under the control of the Biden admin in less than two months….
“I’m not going to be telling them what they have to do and don’t have to do. I’m not going to be saying go prosecute A, B or C,” Mr. Biden said in an interview with CNN. “It’s not my Justice Department. It’s the people’s Justice Department.”
Spokeswomen for the Justice Department and the U.S. attorney’s office in Delaware declined to comment on the investigation. Hunter Biden’s lawyer did not respond to messages seeking comment….
Republican report, which was released weeks before Election Day in an apparent effort to damage the Biden campaign, found no evidence of improper influence or wrongdoing by the former vice president.
Efforts by Mr. Trump and his supporters to damage Mr. Biden’s presidential campaign took on new urgency in October after The New York Post published reports based on files from a laptop that appeared to have belonged to Hunter Biden. The Post, which obtained materials from Mr. Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani, reported that the laptop had been seized by the F.B.I.
“We’ve got to get the attorney general to act,” Mr. Trump said in an interview on “Fox & Friends” after the Post article was published. “He’s got to act fast. He’s got to appoint somebody. This is major corruption, and this has to be known about before the election.”….
Mr. Trump and his allies openly pressed the Justice Department to disclose negative information about Mr. Biden ahead of the election, but investigators did not make overt moves that would have exposed the investigation before the ballots were cast….
The political implications of the probe already have been an issue in recent months for Barr, who was under public pressure from Trump to make Hunter Biden’s business activities an election issue. To date, the investigation doesn’t involve any allegations of wrongdoing by the President-elect, according to the two main sources briefed on the matter. Barr has said publicly the elder Biden was not under investigation, despite a public campaign by Trump urging Barr to announce a corruption probe of both Bidens….