Hunter Biden lawyers seek subpoenas for Trump, former AG Barr documents


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Hunter Biden lawyers seek subpoenas for Trump, former AG Barr documents

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  • Lawyers for Hunter Biden on Wednesday asked a federal judge to issue subpoenas demanding documents from former President Donald Trump, his ex-attorney general Bill Barr, and two other men.
  • Biden’s lawyers said the documents are needed for him to prepare his defense in a criminal case.

Hunter Biden, son of U.S. President Joe Biden, departs federal court after a plea hearing on two misdemeanor charges of willfully failing to pay income taxes in Wilmington, Delaware, July 26, 2023.
Jonathan Ernst | Reuters

Lawyers for Hunter Biden on Wednesday asked a federal judge to issue subpoenas demanding documents from former President Donald Trump, his ex-attorney general Bill Barr, and two other former top Justice Department officials.

Biden’s lawyers said the documents are needed for the son of President Joe Biden to prepare his defense in the criminal case where he is charged with possessing a handgun while being a drug user.

The information that Hunter is seeking could answer “whether this investigation or prosecution arose” because of any executive branch official, such as Trump or Justice Department officials, “placing undue pressure on government officials” to probe Hunter, the filing said.

The criminal probe of Hunter that led to the pending case in Delaware federal court began in late 2018, during the Trump administration. That investigation was originally focused on Hunter’s income taxes and foreign business dealings.

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