Attorney General Bill Barr has dismissed Donald Trump’s attacks as a ‘deposed king’ and said he was not intimidated by the president’s call for a ‘big disappointment’ over the Hunter Biden tax investigation.
Trump broke into a bar on Twitter on Saturday morning to retweet a post calling for the removal of the DOJ’s top boss, as to why the investigation into the son of pre – election president Joe Biden has not been revealed.
His outrage came after it was revealed on Wednesday that the Justice Department was investigating Hunter Biden over his business dealings and the taxes that led to the election, but did not disclose the investigation.
But, according to one source, Barr is not unequal to Trump and is spending his time until the two of them retire.
Attorney General Bill Barr has dismissed Donald Trump’s attacks as ‘absurd to his detriment’ as ‘exiled King Ranting’, after the president demanded to know why Hunter Biden’s tax investigation was not disclosed before the election.
Barr ‘can’t threaten Trump’ and dismisses the president’s outrage over the investigation as ‘the ousted king is angry’. CNN Saturday following Trump’s Twitter devastation.
‘Justice and Trump’s election defeat is absurd.’
They said the DOJ boss was ‘not someone who would take a threat and turn another cheek’.
Despite growing tensions between the two men, who were once strong friends – Barr plans to continue in his role until Trump leaves the White House, and an insider says he could step down if he thinks Trump is going to shoot him.
Trump and Barr’s relationship was already on the rocks before news of Hunter Biden’s tax investigation came out this week.
CNN reported last week that Trump was angry that the DOJ had no evidence of widespread election fraud and that the two then had a ‘controversial’ meeting.
Trump deleted several tweets at the bar on Saturday morning.
‘Why didn’t Bill Barr reveal the truth about Hunter Biden to the public before the election,’ he tweeted.
‘Joe slept on the forum, or is happening – nothing wrong with that – the press confirmed. Big disadvantage for Republicans in elections! He continued.
Trump cracked down on the bar on Twitter, including a retweet that suggested removing the bar at the end of the day.
‘Why didn’t Bill Barr reveal the truth about Hunter Biden to the public before the election,’ Trump tweeted Saturday morning. Above, the bar will appear with Trump in September
Trump retorted: ‘If Biden comes in, nothing will happen to Hunter or Joke. The bar does nothing, and all of them are quickly killed by the arrival of new partisan killers. ‘
Conservative radio host Todd Starns has called for the bar to be removed immediately. ‘A big disappointment!’
CNN Trump held a meeting with advisers at the White House on Friday to discuss the fact that the bar had been under fire for less than a month until it must have left the White House.
There were reports that the president was ‘angry’ over the Hunter Biden investigation, as well as that the bar should leave.
Hunter Biden’s foreign business affairs became controversial during the election after the New York Post reported on revelations from a discarded laptop.
Biden’s propaganda articles attacked Russian information and smears.
During the second presidential debate, Joe Biden emphasized his son’s affairs.
‘My son has not made money on this matter, what are you talking about, China.’
Now, it has been revealed that a tax investigation into Hunter Biden was launched in 2018, a year before the announcement of Biden’s candidacy for the presidency.
Hunter Biden confirmed the existence of the investigation on Wednesday, saying he had learned about it for the first time the day before.
“I take this matter very seriously, but I believe a professional and objective review of these matters will prove that I have conducted my affairs legally and appropriately, including with the benefit of professional tax advisers,” he said in a statement.
Hunter Biden (left) confirmed the existence of the investigation on Wednesday, saying he learned about it for the first time the day before.
It is not clear which companies or business transactions are involved in the investigation, although a person knowledgeable on the subject says he has at least some focus on his past work in China.
Federal investigators presented a round of subponas on Tuesday, one of which included Hunter Biden, according to another person familiar with the investigation.
Investigators did not reach out until recently because the Justice Department was practicing against open investigative measures during the election, one of the public said.
Hunter Biden has a history of international affairs and business affairs in many countries.
Trump and his allies have been accused of taking advantage of his political ties and allegations of corruption in his work during his father’s vice presidency in Ukraine and when he led the Obama administration’s affairs with the Eastern European country.
Late Wednesday, Trump tweeted a quote from New York Post columnist Miranda Devin: ‘10% of voters would change their vote if they knew about Hunter Biden. ‘
Hunter Biden (left) appears with Joe and Jill Biden during the November 7 election victory celebrations. Hunter’s financial affairs are related to federal research
All this raises the possibility of being able to work even deeper in the capital, which is struggling to resolve the country’s most serious crises, including the already growing epidemic.
Republicans, especially those looking to run for president in 2024, have made it clear that they will press Biden on the issue.
‘Joe Biden needs to make a pledge today that he will cooperate with the federal investigation and answer any questions during the swearing-in,’ Missouri Republican Senator Josh Haley said Thursday, and that if he is sworn in as president, there will be no federal investigator or lawyer working on the Hunter Biden criminal case. ‘
Trump’s initial public reaction was surprisingly muted, with just a couple tweets about the Fox News section on Wednesday night’s story.
But privately, he demanded to know why the investigation did not come out before Election Day, alleging that the authorities had deliberately stalled to help business opportunities, and that, according to the two Republicans, the conversations were known but did not have the authority to discuss them publicly.
When asked by a reporter if Hunter Biden was committed, on Friday, before Biden walked away, he cried ‘I’m proud of my son'[ted] Crime ‘. The same journalist also asked if the father and son had spoken.
Joe Biden’s brother James was also arrested Thursday in connection with an FBI investigation.
Agents asked about James Biden, one of Joe’s two siblings, during an investigation into a hospital business in Pennsylvania in which he was involved. Political Reported.
In the U.S., businesses ran rural hospitals and raided agents in January after bankruptcy. During their investigation, Politico reported that the FBI had asked about James Biden’s involvement in the business.
He has been described as its ‘principal’, but that description has been disputed and his role has been the subject of litigation in at least two states. In one court case he was accused of leaving his brother’s name for business.
Republican Senator Tom Cotton told Fox News on Thursday that Bidens should appoint a separate attorney for both, alleging that Hunter’s investigation extended to the tax issue along with the securities fraud.
The original investigation into Hunter Biden was led by federal prosecutors in Delaware. Earlier this week, it was revealed that a parallel investigation had been launched in Pittsburgh after Rudy Giuliani handed over the goods to a federal prosecutor there.
Sources told the New York Times that Scott Brady, Pittsburgh’s top federal prosecutor and strong Republican, led the investigation at the request of Attorney General Bill Barr after reaching Giulia with information gathered about Biden’s family.
Investigations into his son have complicated Joe Biden’s decision to nominate his own attorney general.
Investigations into Hunter have complicated Attorney General’s selection for Joe Biden, who is now said to be considering New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (above) for the job.
The Associated Press reported on Friday that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was one of several contenders under consideration by Joe Biden for the role of attorney general.
The other three contenders currently include outgoing Alabama Senator Doug Jones, Federal Court of Appeals Judge Merrick Garland and former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates.
But in any investigation of his son who was elected president and biased any biden choice will now be considered. Both Garland and especially Jones have long-standing ties to Biden.
The Attorney General has asked Cuomo in recent weeks about his interest in the spot. Earlier this week, in a public radio interview in New York, he said, ‘I do not intend to run for president or vice president, or to go into administration.’ But the attorney general’s job was ‘very complicated, especially now.’
Former Secretary of State and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development during the Clinton administration, Cuomo has been Governor of New York since 2011 and is the public face of the state’s response to the coronavirus epidemic.