Special Counsel Forcefully Opposes Hunter Biden’s Trump Request, Calling It ‘Meritless’
Special counsel David Weiss is calling for a judge to reject Hunter Biden’s request for a trove of documents related to former President Donald Trump to bolster a defense that the current charges against him are due to selective prosecution.
Hunter Biden’s lawyers requested to ability to subpoena documents from Trump, former Attorney General William Barr, former acting Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue and former acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, according to NBC.
The lawyers said Hunter Biden’s defense is that the charges stem from “possibly a vindictive or selective prosecution arising from an unrelenting pressure campaign beginning in the last administration,” according to CNN.
Hunter Biden faces three federal felony gun charges. In August, a plea deal to s …