GOP Crushed As Trump Appointed US Attorney Say He Had Ultimate Authority Over Hunter Biden Case
Republicans are expressing outrage over the Hunter Biden plea deal, but they already knew that the Trump appointed US attorney had ultimate authority.
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Ever since the plea agreement between Hunter Biden and the DOJ was announced, Republicans have been howling that the President’s son got special treatment and imploring all of us to think of poor alleged Espionage Act violator Donald Trump.
The GOP thought that the Hunter Biden plea deal was the proof they needed of the existence of a two-tiered justice system.
This could have been a big moment for them. House Republicans like Jim Jordan and Speaker McCarthy immediately started chattering about bringing US Attorney David Weiss before House committees to explain himself.
Trump and the Republicans were about to make political lemonade out of plea deal lemons, but there was a problem.
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