Federal investigators have reportedly gathered sufficient evidence to charge Hunter Biden with tax crimes and false statement related to a gun purchase, according to the Washington Post.
Hunter Biden revealed in December 2020 that he was under investigation by the feds over his taxes.
“I learned yesterday for the first time that the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Delaware advised my legal counsel, also yesterday, that they are investigating my tax affairs,” Hunter Biden said in December 2020. “I take this matter very seriously but I am confident that a professional and objective review of these matters will demonstrate that I handled my affairs legally and appropriately, including with the benefit of professional tax advisors.”
In July CNN reported the feds are also focusing on whether Hunter Biden broke federal firearm regulations.
“As the investigation has entered its final stages, prosecutors have narrowed their focus to tax and gun-related charges, the people say.” the outlet said in July.
According to a new report by the Washington Post, feds have enough evidence to charge Hunter Biden.
Hunter Biden’s lawyer Chris Clark lashed out at the Washington Post when asked for comment on their report citing ‘anonymous sources.’
“It is a federal felony for a federal agent to leak information about a Grand Jury investigation such as this one,” Chris Clark said in a written statement to the Washington Post. “Any agent you cite as a source in your article apparently has committed such a felony. We expect the Department of Justice will diligently investigate and prosecute such bad actors. As is proper and legally required, we believe the prosecutors in this case are diligently and thoroughly weighing not just evidence provided by agents, but also all the other witnesses in this case, including witnesses for the defense. That is the job of the prosecutors. They should not be pressured, rushed, or criticized for doing their job.”
The Washington Post reported:
Federal agents investigating President Biden’s son Hunter have gathered what they believe is sufficient evidence to charge him with tax crimes and a false statement related to a gun purchase, according to people familiar with the case. The next step is for the U.S. Attorney in Delaware, a Trump administration holdover, to decide on whether to file such charges, these people said.
Agents determined months ago they had assembled a viable criminal case against the younger Biden. But it is ultimately up to prosecutors at the Justice Department, not agents, to decide whether to file charges in cases where prosecutors believe the evidence is strong enough to lead to a likely conviction at trial.
Given the intense political interest in a criminal probe involving the son of a sitting president, Attorney General Merrick Garland has made clear that the U.S. Attorney in Delaware, David C. Weiss, who was nominated by Trump in late 2017, is supervising the case.
Garland has vowed there will be no political or otherwise improper interference in the Hunter Biden case, and has not moved to push Weiss to make a decision, the people familiar with the matter said. It is not uncommon for Justice Department investigations to take years to finish.
The DOJ is reportedly working on a plea deal with Hunter Biden related to his money laundering scheme.
Hunter’s many crimes related to trafficking drugs and women, extortion and taking bribes from foreign entities while his dad was Vice President will likely go unpunished.