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Jim Jordan Is Not Happy That David Weiss Has Been Appointed Hunter Biden Special Counsel

House Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan (R-OH) said through a spokesperson that David Weiss isn't the right person to be Hunter Biden special counsel and can't be trusted.

Merrick Garland Cripples House GOP Biden Impeachment With David Weiss Special Counsel Appointment

House Republican claims that the President was interfering in the investigation of Hunter Biden were shattered when Attorney General Garland named David Weiss special counsel.

Judge Chutkan Says Trump Doesn't Have Unlimited Free Speech And Will Have Restrictions

During the protective order hearing, Judge Chutkan said that Donald Trump doesn't have unlimited free speech and he will have restrictions on him like every other defendant.

AG Garland makes David Weiss special counsel in Hunter Biden case

Republicans wanted a special counsel in the Hunter Biden case, and now they have a Trump-appointed prosecutor. But the GOP is already complaining anyway.

Judge Limits Trump’s Ability to Share Jan. 6 Evidence

During a 90-minute hearing in Washington, Judge Tanya S. Chutkan also warned the former president against any attempt to intimidate witnesses or prejudice potential jurors.

DOJ names special counsel in Hunter Biden case as plea agreement falls apart

Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed U.S. Attorney David Weiss of Delaware as special counsel in the investigation into Hunter Biden’s tax case and overseas business dealings.

Trump’s speech will be limited to protect trial, witnesses, judge orders

Judge Tanya Chutkan will decide whether to limit what Trump can reveal about government evidence as prosecutors push for January 2024 trial date.

3 investigations and 2 words no president wants to hear | CNN Politics

Three separate investigations and two words that no president ever, ever wants to hear: special counsel.

Who is David Weiss, the special counsel overseeing Hunter Biden criminal probe? | CNN Politics

David Weiss, the Donald Trump-appointed US attorney who on Friday was named a special counsel leading the investigation into President Joe Biden’s son Hunter, has decades of experience as a federal prosecutor.

Prosecutor overseeing Hunter Biden probe is named special counsel

Negotiations over a proposed plea deal have reached an "impasse," the prosecutor wrote in new court papers.

Judge warns Trump: ‘Inflammatory’ statements about election case could speed trial

‘The more a party makes inflammatory statements about this case … the greater the urgency will be that we proceed to trial quickly.’

‘Protected’: Trump Campaign Responds To Special Counsel Appointment In Hunter Biden Investigation

Donald Trump’s campaign said the Bidens have been “protected by the Justice Department for decades” after the appointment of David Weiss as special counsel.

Turley Warns Weiss Appointment Has Major Downside

Jonathan Turley said the appointment of David Weiss as special counsel has one major downside, possibly affecting Congressional investigations into Hunter. 

Turley: Harder for Congress to Ask Questions Now That Weiss a Special Counsel

Fox News contributor and George Washington law professor Jonathan Turley said Friday on "Outnumbered" that Attorney General Merrick Garland appointing David Weiss as special counsel in the Hunter Biden criminal case would make it harder for Congress to ask questions in their probe of Hunter Biden. | Clips

Merrick Garland Appoints Weiss as Special Counsel in Hunter Biden Probe

Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed U.S. prosecutor David Weiss as a special counsel in the ongoing investigation of Hunter Biden.

"Biden Family Cover-Up" - Comer Accuses Biden's AG Merrick Garland of Stonewalling Congressional Oversight with Appointment of Special Counsel | The Gateway Pundit | by Cristina Laila

House Oversight Chairman James Comer (KY) on Friday responded to US Attorney Merrick Garland’s decision to appoint a special counsel in the Hunter Biden probe.

Judge Bans Trump From Having Devices That Can Copy Materials In 1/6 Case

Judge Chutkan has banned Donald Trump from having a phone, copy machine, or anything that can copy sensitive trial materials while he is reviewing them. 

Judge In Trump's Jan. 6 Coup Case Limits What Evidence He Can Use As He Campaigns

The order says Trump can't make public any information from grand jury testimony, which likely applies to much of what prosecutors are turning over.

Why Naming Weiss Special Counsel in the Hunter Biden Case May Not Change Much

Special counsel status essentially formalizes a degree of independence the prosecutor already had.

CNN’s Dana Bash: Hunter Biden Special Counsel 'Could Keep Republicans at Bay'

CNN anchor Dana Bash said Friday on "Inside Politics" that Attorney General Merrick Garland appointing David Weiss as a special counsel overseeing the investigation into Hunter Biden could keep Republicans investigating the president's son "at bay." | Clips

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