Live updates: Hunter Biden special counsel apponited, AG Garland announces

Posted on AllSides August 11th, 2023
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Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Friday that the Trump-appointed US attorney who is investigating Hunter Biden has been given "special counsel" status. This gives the senior prosecutor, David Weiss, more powers than a typical US attorney. Garland's order appointing Weiss said he is authorized to "conduct the ongoing investigation ... as well as any matters that arose from that investigation or may arise" as the probe continues. A senior Justice Department official said Weiss will write a report, which the attorney general is expected to publicly release when the probe...

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