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Mark Levin: A Special Counsel Must be Chosen From Outside the DOJ So How Did Garland Appoint Weiss Special Counsel? | The Gateway Pundit | by Cristina Laila

US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that US Attorney for aware David Weiss was appointed Special Counsel in the Hunter Biden investigation.

AOC And Top House Democrats Urge DOJ To Investigate Clarence Thomas

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Jerry Nadler, Jamie Raskin, Hank Johnson, and Ted Lieu wrote to the Department of Justice urging Attorney General Garland to open an investigation into Justice Clarence Thomas.

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.

Kevin McCarthy Is Sweating Bullets After Hunter Biden Special Counsel Appointment

Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy accused President Biden of obstruction after the Department of Justice named a special counsel for the Hunter Biden case just as Republicans wanted.

Republicans who demanded special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden aren’t satisfied

Last year, several GOP lawmakers called on the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel, but now they say David Weiss compromised.

Hunter Biden and the inherent challenge surrounding 'optics' stories

We're being told that Hunter Biden facing a special counsel is creating "optics" that are "problematic" for the White House. But what does that mean?

Garland Appoints Weiss as Special Counsel in Hunter Biden Inquiry

The attorney general said he decided to elevate David C. Weiss after the prosecutor informed him that the powers of a special counsel were necessary to continue the investigation.

Moderate GOPs Sound the Alarm on David Weiss as Special Counsel

House Republicans are seemingly unified in condemning David Weiss’s appointment as a special counsel in the Hunter Biden investigation.

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.

Collapse of Hunter Biden plea deal could complicate president’s campaign

President Biden's son may face a trial during the reelection battle — at a time when Democrats want to highlight Trump's own legal troubles.

‘These People Are Shameless’: Laura Ingraham Blasts DOJ Over Special Counsel Appointment

Fox News host Laura Ingraham blasted the Department of Justice over the “shameless” assignment of David Weiss as special counsel Friday.

The new twist in Hunter Biden's case is a huge political headache for his father | CNN Politics

A sudden new twist in the investigation into Hunter Biden means his legal tribulations will likely stretch on for months, creating an unwelcome new drag on his father’s White House and reelection bid.

CNN's Tapper: GOP Questions About Garland’s 'Odd' Special Counsel Pick 'Have Merit'

CNN anchor Jake Tapper said Friday on "CNN News Central" that Republicans had "legitimate questions" about Attorney General Merrick Garland’s decision to appoint David and Weiss as special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden. | Clips

Pennsylvania GOP Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick attracts an anti-abortion challenger

The moderate Republican's swing seat is at the center of the battle for control of Congress.

Biden world resigned to a campaign shadowed by Hunter drama

The White House was privately frustrated by the appointment of a special counsel. But Republicans were, too.

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