A Trump-appointed U.S. legal professional who had been investigating Hunter Biden was appointed as particular counsel within the case by U.S. Lawyer Normal Merrick Garland on Friday. Weiss had requested particular counsel standing on Tuesday.
The strikes comes as extra Republicans had referred to as for the appointment of a particular counsel, which was fueled by what they mentioned was a “sweetheart” plea deal for Biden earlier this summer season. That deal collapsed after additional scrutiny from a Delaware federal choose.
There at the moment are three particular counsels, every of whom are investigating a former U.S. president, a sitting U.S. president, and his son.
We’ve curated insights on Weiss’ appointment as particular counsel in what’s already a extremely politicized case.