(PatrioticPost.com)- The Department of Justice has just blocked Republican senators from getting answers into their inquiry on the ongoing Hunter Biden investigation. Senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson have repeatedly attempted to get information from DOJ headquarters but to no avail.
Hunter Biden is under federal investigation for his taxes, money laundering, as well as “possible foreign lobbying violations under the Foreign Agents Registration Act,” according to Washington Examiner.
In May, the senators sent a letter to U.S. Attorney David Weiss who is handling the Hunter Biden investigation. They outline their concerns, asking about potential conflicts of interests with Nicholas McQuaid, who is the current Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, and his role in the Hunter Biden case. McQuaid used to work with Hunter until hired by the Biden administration, the senators point out. The senators asked if he would be recused from the case.
They then turn to Attorney General Merrick Garland, whose silence during the investigation is indicative of the DOJ’s lack of transparency. Garland was at the center of controversy after a memo from his office called parents domestic terrorists for speaking up at school boards against Critical Race Theory.
Finally, they bring up bank records that may be of relevance to the attorney, records that show Hunter’s business relationship with Chinese nationals and his family. “It’s unclear whether you’ve issued a grand jury subpoena for the bank records that we’ve acquired and discussed on the Senate floor,” they write.
What is clear is that the DOJ must have been notified of this letter because it was not U.S. Attorney David Weiss who responded, but the DOJ themselves. They wrote that department attorneys receive “ethics and professional responsibility training” in order to “maintain the public trust in government,” adding that as far as recusal goes and other actions of the department, no further information will be provided.
The DOJ added that they cannot confirm, deny, or comment on matters currently under investigation. Even if it means ensuring a fair investigation takes place.
Clearly, public trust is very im