Naming Weiss Special Counsel in the Hunter Biden Case Doesn’t Change Much

Posted on AllSides August 11th, 2023
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David C. Weiss, the U.S. attorney in Delaware, was named as the special counsel in the Hunter Biden investigation. One oddity about Attorney General Merrick B. Garland’s decision to give special counsel status to David Weiss, the Trump-appointed U.S. attorney for Delaware who has been leading the investigation into President Biden’s son Hunter, is that both Mr. Garland and Mr. Weiss have already said the prosecutor was empowered to act independently. That means making Mr. Weiss a special counsel may be more of a cosmetic gesture — essentially formalizing what...

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