Kennedy, Judiciary Republicans urge Durbin to call on Garland, Weiss to testify about Hunter Biden investigation

Special to the American Press

U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, along with all Republican Judiciary Committee members, including Ranking Member Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., urged Chairman Dick Durbin, D-Ill., to call on Attorney General Merrick Garland and U.S. Attorney David Weiss to testify regarding recent developments in the Hunter Biden tax investigation.

The lawmakers are seeking answers to newly raised questions surrounding Weiss’s response to a previous letter sent by Graham, which sought clarification about whistleblower testimony.

“U.S. Attorney Weiss contends that the allegations in the FD-1023 ‘relate to an ongoing investigation.’ This raises further questions about the proposed terms of Hunter Biden’s plea agreement and the scope of the ongoing investigation,” the senators wrote.

“In light of the foregoing discrepancies, both Attorney General Garland and U.S. Attorney Weiss must come before our Committee to clarify their statements regarding Mr. Weiss’s authority to charge in districts outside the District of Delaware. They must also explain what happened to the allegations that were provided to them in the FD-1023,” they continued.

“The seriousness of these developments cannot be overstated. The American people deserve the truth, and we have a responsibility to exercise our oversight authority to uncover the truth,” the lawmakers concluded.

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