(UnitedVoice.com) – President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, is facing decades in prison after being indicted for multiple crimes. A grand jury in the US District Court of Delaware indicted him with three felony gun charges for allegedly lying about being a drug addict when filling out paperwork to purchase a gun. Another grand jury in the US District Court for the Central District of California handed down an indictment for three felony and six misdemeanor tax crimes.
The federal prosecutor who has been accused of trying to protect the Bidens recently sat for a deposition in Congress. She has also left the Department of Justice (DOJ).
On December 14, former Assistant US Attorney Lesley Wolf sat for a closed-door deposition with the House Judiciary Committee. According to reports, the prosecutor who recently left the DOJ defended her work on Hunter Biden’s case. She’d faced allegations from IRS whistleblowers Joseph Ziegler and Gary Shapley that she slow-walked the investigation into the president’s son.
NBC News obtained a copy of Wolf’s opening remarks. In it, she told lawmakers she wasn’t legally permitted to address specific allegations made by Ziegler and Shapley. However, she said that the entire time she worked for the DOJ, she followed the policies laid out by the department’s manual and directives, as well as her ethical and legal obligations.
Wolf appeared voluntarily before the committee for about four and a half hours. She said she always “followed the facts where they led, and made decisions in the best interests of the investigation.” She said that included rules that covered “election year sensitivities, attorney search warrants, search warrant filter requirements, and professional conduct rules” that prohibited her from contacting the other parties involved in the case. She also said she was very frustrated that she could not respond to the allegations made by Shapley and Ziegler.
House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) accused Wolf of refusing to answer most of the questions.
Wolf Addresses Her Departure
The former prosecutor worked for the DOJ for 16 years before she left a few weeks before the deposition. She told lawmakers that she actually wanted to retire from her position long before she left. But, she claimed she was being harassed and threatened by people who were angry about the Biden investigation. So, she made the decision to stay on the job because she thought her family was safer if she was working for the US Attorney’s Office.
Wolf told lawmakers that she has suffered a significant cost for performing her duties as a prosecutor and serving her country. Over the past few years, she claimed her personal life has become the subject of public fodder, and her private life has been upended. Worse, she said she was “threatened and harassed, causing [her] to fear for [her] own and [her] family’s safety.”
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