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West Point graduate, Apache Longbow pilot, combat veteran and U.S. Representative to Congress from Texas’ 38th District, Wesley Hunt, rips Biden on the open southern border, with documentation to back him up.

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^^^^First I've heard of him. Let's hope he's better than the other combat veteran TX sent to Congress.

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Wesley Hunt might make a great V.P. for President Trump

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Hunter Biden sues IRS, alleges agents tried to ‘target’ and ‘embarrass’ him

Hunter Biden’s attorneys filed a lawsuit against the IRS on Monday, alleging that agents have “targeted and sought to embarrass” the president’s son.

Biden’s Monday morning filing cites two major examples in IRS agents Gary Shapley and Joseph Ziegler, two whistleblowers who claimed the IRS mishandled aspects of its investigation into Biden.

Biden’s lawsuit seeks for the court to declare that the IRS “willfully, knowingly, and/or by gross negligence, unlawfully disclosed Mr. Biden’s confidential tax information.”

In addition, Biden is demanding $1,000 in damages for “each and every unauthorized disclosure of his tax returns,” including disclosures that happened after the fact.

Fox News Digital reached out to the IRS for comment on the lawsuit, but they did not immediately respond.

“Biden is the son of the President of the United States. He has all the same responsibilities as any other American citizen, and the IRS can and should make certain that he abides by those responsibilities,” the lawsuit said. “Similarly, Mr. Biden has no fewer or lesser rights than any other American citizen, and no government agency or government agent has free rein to violate his rights simply because of who he is.”

“Yet,” the complaint says, “the IRS and its agents have conducted themselves under a presumption that the rights that apply to every other American citizen do not apply to Mr. Biden.”

The lawsuit goes on to allege that IRS agents Shapley and Ziegler “targeted and sought to embarrass” Biden through statements to the media.

The suit clarifies that the pair of agents are only the “most recent” example of the alleged activity.

Shapley and Zielger testified before the House Oversight Committee earlier this year, saying they faced various limitations when tasked with investigating the president’s son.

Biden’s lawsuit argues the pair’s status as whistleblowers “cannot and does not shield them from their wrongful conduct in making unauthorized public disclosures that are not permitted by the whistleblower process.”

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Yeah, cause Hunter Biden otherwise had a stellar, unmolested reputation.

What a dickhead.


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This supposedly "broke" A-Hole somehow manages to file a lot of lawsuits. Roll Eyes


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Hunter Biden sues IRS, alleges agents tried to ‘target’ and ‘embarrass’ him

WTF? What bunk; dishonest people lacking any kind of moral compass are sort of hard to embarrass. This is obviously being done to draw attention away from the big guy and discredit the investigation into Biden family crime syndicate money laundering. Now we get to see the hypocritical left on full display. Lil hunter and his father are both are absolute trash and everyone, including daddy’s base, know it well.

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Embarrasing Hunter Biden is a tall order.
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That sets an interesting precedent for suits against those accusing a public figure of a crime, doesn't it.

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Hunter Biden investigation: Third IRS official says Justice Department blocked Weiss from charging


A third IRS official confirmed that Delaware U.S. Attorney David Weiss faced roadblocks when attempting to bring charges against Hunter Biden, contradicting denials issued Wednesday by Attorney General Merrick Garland.

IRS Director of Field Operations Michael Batdorf told the House Ways and Means Committee in a closed-door interview on Sept. 12 that he felt “frustrated” by the refusal of the Justice Department to approve tax charges that IRS agents viewed as well-supported by evidence, according to a transcript of the interview obtained by the Washington Examiner.

He also said the IRS removed agent Gary Shapley, a whistleblower, from the Hunter Biden case at the direction of Weiss despite having done nothing wrong.

Batdorf’s testimony was the latest piece of evidence to suggest Weiss did not enjoy the unfettered authority to pursue Hunter Biden that Garland and others claimed he had.

Still, Batdorf, who was above Shapley in the IRS chain of command, stopped short of attributing the DOJ’s actions to bias in favor of President Joe Biden.

In addition to the two Joe Biden-appointed U.S. attorneys who refused to allow Weiss to bring charges against Hunter Biden in their districts, Batdorf said the DOJ Tax Division opposed bringing charges.

Batdorf said DOJ Tax argued against charges for Hunter Biden during a June 2022 meeting with Weiss and IRS officials, who were in favor of advancing the case.

“DOJ Tax would have to authorize charges prior to David Weiss recommending an indictment or prosecution,” Batdorf said during his interview.

“So, I mean, my understanding is that, I mean, he can’t make that decision without DOJ Tax authorization,” Batdorf said.

The IRS supervisor confirmed that Hunter Biden’s defense team was given an unusual number of chances, possibly as many as four, to meet with DOJ Tax investigators and argue why its client should not face charges.

Tensions between DOJ Tax and the IRS investigators over the strength of the case began after DOJ Tax officials started meeting with Hunter Biden’s defense lawyers, Batdorf said.

Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) asked Garland on Wednesday about whether DOJ Tax had the ability to stop a U.S. attorney from proceeding on a tax case.

“Most of the time, but not when the attorney general has granted authority to a U.S. attorney to do what he thinks is best,” Garland said at the House Judiciary Committee hearing.

But Weiss did not appear to have that authority at the time.

Batdorf said he sensed frustration on the team that Weiss had found roadblocks on multiple paths to prosecuting Hunter Biden.

“I was frustrated,” he said. “[Weiss] was probably a little frustrated … because he now had to make some decisions on what he was going to do.”

Then, in the fall of last year, the investigation seemed to stall.

Batdorf said the case was effectively dormant from October 2022 until May this year. During the intervening months, investigators had little else to do except wait for Weiss to make a decision about whether to move the case forward or end it. Weiss did not decide to proceed until Shapley had already begun the process of testifying to Congress about the investigation.

“David Weiss made his decision to go forward in May. I’m not sure what drove that decision,” Batdorf said.

House Republicans have questioned whether it was the decision by Shapley and another IRS investigator, Joseph Ziegler, to share their concerns with Congress.

Batdorf said Weiss effectively asked for Shapley’s removal from the case in December 2022 after reviewing emails and memos in which Shapley had documented what he claimed was evidence of preferential treatment toward the Biden family. Weiss informed Batdorf and another IRS supervisor that he would no longer be responding to any of Shapley’s emails or calls.

The decision to remove Shapley’s team was made because, Batdorf said, the IRS supervisors feared Weiss would not move forward with a prosecution unless the IRS investigative team was replaced.

But because “no more investigative actions” remained after an Oct. 7, 2022, team meeting at which Weiss revealed his difficulties in bringing charges against Hunter Biden in a jurisdiction outside Delaware, Batdorf did not inform Shapley he was being pulled from the case until May of this year, when Weiss finally arrived at the decision to proceed, Batdorf said.

Batdorf also appeared to confirm that Lesley Wolf, the main prosecutor working on the investigation under Weiss, was removed from the case in May or June of this year. Hunter Biden’s legal team had worked closely with her in drafting the language of a now-withdrawn plea bargain offered to Hunter Biden until she seemingly dropped out of conversations, the New York Times reported in August.

Shapley had identified her as a constant obstacle to investigative moves the IRS team wanted to take, such as witness interviews or search warrants.

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I'm glad Rep. Nehls didn't waste time waiting for Garland's slow-motion lies. The little bastard wouldn't recognize the truth if it bit him on the ass.

And now, it's part of the Congressional Record.

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That was beautiful

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