Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) this week came out in support of appointing a special counsel to investigate the son of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
“The Department of Justice MUST do the right thing. Appoint a special counsel on Hunter Biden NOW!” Loeffler wrote in a tweet.
Top Republicans, including President Donald Trump and Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), want the attorney general to task a special counsel with probing Hunter Biden.
Hunter Biden is under investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s office in Delaware, but there are fears that if his father wins the White House, the probe will be interfered with. A special counsel would alleviate those fears, but not extinguish them.
Joe Biden’s team and an adviser, Sen. Chris Coons (D-Conn.), have said he would not interfere with the investigation into his son.
The probe centers on “tax affairs,” Hunter Biden said in a statement earlier this month released by his father’s campaign. The investigation reportedly includes looking at the younger Biden’s dealings with China. Read more…