Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee have issued a subpoena for a high Justice Department prosecutor investigating Hunter Biden who allegedly tried to protect President Biden from sure questions, inquiries and search warrants associated to the investigation, Fox News Digital has discovered.
According to the subpoena, which Fox News Digital reviewed Tuesday, Assistant U.S. Attorney Lesley Wolf has been ordered to seem earlier than the committee on Dec. 7 at 10:00 a.m. ET on the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.
Wolf first started going through scrutiny in July amid allegations from FBI whistleblower testimony that she restricted questions and inquiries in regards to the president and blocked search warrants as a result of she was apprehensive about “optics” in the course of the years-long probe.
One whistleblower, Gary Shapley Jr., who was the supervisor of the investigation on the IRS, stated that “at every stage” of the Hunter Biden probe, selections had been made that “had the effect of benefiting” the president’s son.
Shapley made various damning allegations that solid doubt over the legitimacy of the years-long investigation, and lobbed crucial accusations at Wolf.
According to Shapley, Wolf labored to “limit” questioning associated to President Biden and obvious references to Biden as “dad” or “the big guy.”
Wolf allegedly stated there was “no specific criminality to that line of questioning” referring to President Biden, which Shapley stated “upset the FBI.”
In October 2020, Wolf reviewed an affidavit for a search warrant of Hunter Biden’s residence, and “agreed that probable cause had been achieved,” Shapley testified. However, Shapley stated Wolf finally wouldn’t permit a bodily search warrant on the president’s son.
Shapley stated Wolf decided there was “enough probable cause for the physical search warrant there, but the question was whether the juice was worth the squeeze.”
Wolf allegedly stated that “optics were a driving factor in the decision on whether to execute a search warrant,” Shapley stated, including that Wolf agreed that “a lot of evidence in our investigation would be found in the guest house of former Vice President Biden, but said there is no way we will get that approved.”
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Wolf additionally allegedly tipped off Hunter Biden’s authorized workforce forward of a deliberate search of his storage unit.