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October 15, 2021

It's Time for a Special Prosecutor for Hunter Biden -- and Joe Biden

Jonathan Turley:

The comingling of funds is the latest contraction of President Biden's repeated claims that he was unaware and uninvolved in past dealings by his son. Given these links, there are legitimate questions of why the Justice Department has not sought a special counsel in the ongoing investigation of alleged money-laundering and tax violations linked to the president's son. More importantly, even if there are no criminal charges, there is now a compelling need for an independent report on the alleged influence peddling operation by Hunter, his uncle James Biden, and potentially his father, President Biden.

He notes the new emails reveal that Hunter Biden -- who was sucking up money from the Chinese communist government and Russian oligarchs while his father, F. Joe Biden, was serving as Vice President -- was comingling his funds with his father.

Which means F. Joe Biden was using some of the money coming in from the Chinese communist government and Russian oligarchs.

Most notable are the new emails from Eric Schwerin, his business partner at the Rosemont Seneca consultancy, referencing the payment of household bills for both Joe Biden and Hunter Biden. He also notes that he was transferring money from Joe Biden. If true, the communications indicate that some of President Biden's personal expenses were paid out of shared accounts with Hunter, including accounts that may have been used to pay for prostitutes. Rosemont Seneca is directly involved in the alleged influence peddling schemes and questionable money transfers from Chinese and Russian sources.

Oh right, Hunter was at this time making $25,000 wire payments to Russian hookers.

Kompromat, I think the media used to enjoy calling that kind of thing.

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Past emails included discussions of offering access to then-Vice President Biden. They also include alleged payments to Joe Biden. In one email, there is a discussion of a proposed equity split of "20" for "H" and "10 held by H for the big guy?" [Former business partner Anthony] Bobulinski confirmed that "H" was used for Hunter Biden and that his father was routinely called "the big guy" in these discussions.

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That creates a rather nasty problem at the Justice Department. Federal regulations allow the appointment of a special counsel when it is in the public interest and an "investigation or prosecution of that person or matter by a United States Attorney's Office or litigating Division of the Department of Justice would present a conflict of interest for the Department or other extraordinary circumstances."

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There is already a federal criminal investigation into these matters involving Hunter Biden, and the latest emails now link President Biden receiving money and benefits from related accounts as well as key players. Even if one questions a direct conflict of interest, it is hard to deny the towering appearance of a conflict in the ongoing investigation.

“The Big Guy” is now president and his administration is handling an investigation that could have political as well as legal implications for him and his family. It may be time for a special counsel.

Turley notes that no lesser authority than that Tower of Probity Charles Schumer demanded a special prosecutor to investigate Trump and his entire family, claiming that without such an investigation, and proof of innocence, the public would have doubts about the integrity of the government.

And now...?



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