Federal prosecutors kept the investigation into Hunter Biden a secret during the 2020 presidential election.
Delaware’s US Attorney David Weiss purposely held off on seeking warrants and issuing grand jury subpoenas last summer in in order to protect Joe Biden.
Weiss was nominated by President Trump in 2017 on the recommendation of Delaware’s Democrat senators and has been kept in place by Joe Biden.
The investigation into Hunter Biden focused on his foreign business dealings, his international money laundering operation and possible tax violations.
By late 2018, Weiss’s office was investigating Hunter Biden’s activities in response to a number of leads, including some related to his dealings with Chinese business associates.
While investigators pursued suspicions of possible money laundering and violations of the Foreign Agents Registration Act, the criminal investigation eventually came to focus on whether he had paid taxes on all of his income, according to a person familiar with it. Hunter Biden has maintained