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Prosecutor Accused of Limiting Questions to President Biden Holds Closed-door Meeting with House Judiciary Committee

Shedding Light on Hunter Biden Probe

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Assistant U.S. Attorney Lesley Wolf’s subpoenaed testimony before the House Judiciary Committee sheds light on the Hunter Biden probe and its alleged limitations on questions about President Biden. This article provides insights into her closed-door testimony.

Subpoenaed Testimony

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Last month, Assistant U.S. Attorney Lesley Wolf was subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee for a transcribed interview. This meeting took place on Thursday morning behind closed doors.

Wolf’s Employment Status

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Before her testimony, Fox News reported that Wolf was no longer employed by the Justice Department, according to an insider. This raises questions about the timing of her departure.

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Whistleblower Allegations

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Whistleblowers Gary Shapley and Joseph Ziegler raised concerns about political influence in prosecutorial decisions during the Hunter Biden investigation. These investigations commenced in 2018.

Limiting Questions About President Biden

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Shapley alleged that Wolf actively worked to restrict questions related to President Biden throughout the lengthy federal investigation into Hunter Biden. This included references to President Biden as “dad” or “the big guy.”

Obstruction of Search Warrant

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In October 2020, Wolf reviewed an affidavit for a search warrant of Hunter Biden’s residence, finding probable cause. However, she ultimately blocked a physical search warrant, citing concerns about “optics” and whether it was worth pursuing.

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Tipping Off Hunter Biden’s Legal Team

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Wolf allegedly tipped off Hunter Biden’s legal team before a planned search of his storage unit. This raised questions about impartiality.

Testimony’s Significance

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Wolf’s testimony is crucial to the House impeachment inquiry against President Biden. The committee is led by Chairman Jason Smith, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, and Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer.

Investigating Politicization and Foreign Business Dealings

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The committees are investigating potential politicization of the federal probe into Hunter Biden. Additionally, the committee is investigating the Biden family’s foreign business dealings and whether the president had any direct involvement with them or benefited from them.

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Denial of Involvement

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President Biden has consistently denied involvement in his son’s business dealings, maintaining that he was not directly linked to them. Furthermore, Hunter Biden has claimed his father was “not financially involved” in his business dealings.

Legal Challenges and Ongoing Investigation

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However, special counsel Weiss alleges Hunter Biden was engaged in a “four-year scheme” when Hunter Biden did not pay his federal income taxes from January 2017 to October 2020 while also filing false tax reports. The charges were filed by Weiss in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

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