Biden’s ‘absolute’ defense of Hunter leaves media and Justice Department in a muddle, by Jonathan Turley

Not even dementia-addled Joe Biden really believes his son Hunter did nothing that was unethical. That’s not really at issue. The real issue is whether either father or son will face any legal consequences. From Jonathan Turley at thehill.com:

“We absolutely stand by the president’s comment.” With those words, White House communications director Kate Bedingfield reaffirmed that President Biden maintains his son Hunter Biden did “nothing [that] was unethical” and never “made money” in China.

Those claims appear demonstrably false — and they make the positions of both the media and Attorney General Merrick Garland absolutely untenable.

For the media, the ongoing investigation of Hunter Biden by U.S. Attorney David Weiss in Delaware has presented a growing danger of self-indictment over its prior coverage (or noncoverage). Weiss has called a long line of witnesses before a grand jury, and there is growing expectation of criminal charges against Hunter Biden.

Nothing concentrates the mind as much as a looming indictment.

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