‘Clearly Retaliatory’: IRS Removes Entire Investigative Team Working on Hunter Biden Case After Whistleblower Calls Out Coverup

The IRS reportedly removed the "entire investigative team" from a years-long tax fraud investigation into Hunter Biden after a whistleblower made allegations of a coverup in the case.
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The IRS reportedly removed the “entire investigative team” from the years-long tax fraud investigation into Hunter Biden after a whistleblower made allegations of a coverup in the case, according to the whistleblower’s legal team.

The New York Post reports that the whistleblower’s attorneys informed congressional leaders of the move in a letter. They described the action as “clearly retaliatory.”

“Today the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Criminal Supervisory Special Agent we represent was informed that he and his entire investigative team are being removed from the ongoing and sensitive investigation of the high-profile, controversial subject about which our client sought to make whistleblower disclosures to Congress,” the letter reads.

The attorneys claim the change was made at the behest of the Department of Justice.

“This move is clearly retaliatory and may also constitute obstruction of a congressional inquiry,” the lawyers contend.

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IRS Team Investigating Hunter Biden Removed

The presence of a whistleblower was revealed last month when a lawyer for the unnamed IRS official sent a letter to congressional committee members indicating he was seeking to expose “preferential treatment” and false testimony to Congress by a “senior political appointee.”

The letter claims the informant has evidence that the IRS engaged in “preferential treatment and politics” in the handling of the Hunter Biden tax fraud investigation, as well as a “failure to mitigate clear conflicts of interest in the ultimate disposition of the case.”

Now, the whistleblower’s team is demanding congressional action.

“We respectfully request that you give this matter your prompt attention,” they write. “Removing the experienced investigators who have worked this case for years and are now the subject-matter experts is exactly the sort of issue our client intended to blow the whistle on to begin with.”

Reports indicate the probe into Hunter Biden’s “tax affairs” by the Justice Department began in 2018, a year before Joe Biden announced his campaign for the presidency. It is now 2023.

That ridiculous length of time immediately calls into question the integrity, if not the incompetence, if not the malicious and willful intent to suppress information, by the IRS, the DOJ, and the mainstream media in America.

Where are the leaks of the ongoing investigation that would become a daily occurrence if it were Donald Trump or one of Trump’s kids being investigated?

RELATED: Hunter Biden’s ‘Tax Affairs’ Investigation Began In 2018

Merrick Garland Accused of Lying to Congress

The fact that the request to axe the “entire investigative team” allegedly came from the DOJ reeks of even further corruption at that department.

The same IRS whistleblower had accused a “senior Biden official” of lying to Congress about a criminal investigation into the President’s son. That official is reportedly Attorney General Merrick Garland.

Garland, according to the New York Post, is the man whose “sworn testimony to Congress is being challenged.”

Garland testified on multiple occasions before Congress that there would be no interference by the administration in the handling of the Hunter Biden investigation.

During an Appropriations Committee hearing roughly one year ago, Garland told Senator Bill Hagerty that “there will not be interference of any political or improper kind” in the investigation of Hunter Biden.

The whistleblower contends they have proof of interference and that the President’s son is actually being protected by federal bureaucrats.

Giving false testimony to Congress is a crime that can be punishable by up to five years in prison, though the lie has to be proven as being intentional. And the DOJ has to prosecute and convict, of course.

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