Special counsel Weiss played a key role in sidelining IRS whistleblower in Hunter Biden case

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2023
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Suchat Pederson /The News Journal via AP

Special counsel David Weiss forced the IRS to take a top agent off the Hunter Biden tax fraud investigation after he told Mr. Weiss the case was being mishandled, according to the agent and the agent’s supervisor.

Gary Shapley, the IRS whistleblower who disclosed evidence alleging political interference by the Justice Department to protect Hunter Biden from tax fraud charges, believes Mr. Weiss first sought to push him off the case after a contentious meeting on Oct. 7, 2022.

Mr. Shapley, a special agent for the IRS Criminal Investigation, eventually...

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