Particular Counsel David Weiss is anticipated to look in a written interview earlier than the Home Judiciary Committee subsequent month, a supply accustomed to the state of affairs instructed Fox Information.
Weiss is scheduled to look for his written interview behind closed doorways on November 7, the supply mentioned.
Jordan desires particular counsel David Weiss to testify publicly subsequent month earlier than Congress
Home Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, has been asking Weiss and different federal prosecutors concerned within the Hunter Biden investigation to testify earlier than his committee for months. Weiss was initially requested to fulfill with the committee on October 11.
Legal professional Basic Merrick Garland appointed Weiss in August to function particular counsel with jurisdiction over the Hunter Biden investigation and another points which have arisen, or might come up, associated to that investigation.
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Weiss, the US lawyer for Delaware, has been main the Hunter Biden investigation since 2018. His appointment as particular counsel got here amid allegations that politics influenced or hampered prosecutors’ choices within the years-long investigation into the president’s son.
In his first transfer as particular counsel, Weiss accused Hunter Biden of constructing a false assertion about buying a firearm. Making a false assertion concerning info required to be maintained by a licensed federal firearms seller; and one depend of possession of a firearm by an individual unlawfully utilizing or hooked on a managed substance.
The president’s son pleaded not responsible to all expenses earlier this month.
Weiss mentioned the investigation into the president’s son is continuous.
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Weiss’s interview comes amid the Home Republicans’ impeachment inquiry into President Biden.
Nevertheless, the standing of the impeachment inquiry is unclear following the ouster of Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Republican of California, as Speaker of the Home. Jordan is presently the Republican Social gathering’s nominee for Speaker of the Home, and is anticipated to carry a 3rd vote for the place on Friday.