According to the testimony of an FBI agent working on the Hunter Biden investigation, Biden-appointed U.S. Attorneys in D.C. and California did not cooperate with U.S. Attorney David Weiss, who is the leading prosecutor on the case.
The FBI agent, who has not been named testified before the House Judiciary Committee, corroborating the testimony of IRS whistleblower Gary Shapley. Matthew Graves, U.S. Attorney appointed by the president for D.C., and E. Martin Estrada, Biden-appointed U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, refused to work with Weiss on charging Hunter Biden for alleged tax offenses in their districts, A copy of the interview transcript has been reviewed by the Daily Caller.
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“I remember learning at some point in the investigation that Mr. Weiss would have to go through his other processes because the U.S. Attorney’s Offices had, I guess, in that sense, using that terminology, wasn’t going to partner,” the agent testified when asked about Graves.
When the agent was asked about Estrada’s refusal to bring charges against Hunter, he said said that Estrada would not bring charges, which the New York Times had confirmed.
“I understand that, yes, that a decision had been made that the Central District of California wasn’t going to, I guess my understanding is that they weren’t going to bring the case on their own,” the FBI agent stated.
Graves was nominated by Joe Biden to become D.C. U.S. Attorney in November 2021, on the recommendation of Democratic D.C. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton. He previously worked for Biden’s presidential campaign. He has also donated to the campaign on multiple occasions, according to a Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire and Federal Election Commission (FEC) records.
Similarly, Estrada assumed her current position in September 2022, after being nominated by the POTUS. It was around the time prosecutors presented their case in California. Estrada has previously donated to Vice President Kamala Harris’ Democratic senate campaign in California.