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Paintings Are Part of Child Support Deal for Hunter Biden

Settlement includes turning over some artwork by the president's son to his daughter

(Newser) - Hunter Biden has reached a settlement with Lunden Roberts, the mother of their 4-year-old daughter, on child support payments. The amount of the agreed-upon payments was redacted from an Arkansas court filing released on Thursday, Politico reports. But the filing said artwork painted by Biden will be included. The terms...

McCarthy Threatens to Open Garland Impeachment Inquiry

White House official says GOP is trying to distract from tax cut plans

(Newser) - House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has upped the ante in Republicans' allegations that the Justice Department is making prosecutorial decisions based on politics, suggesting that Attorney General Merrick Garland could face an impeachment inquiry. In a tweet , McCarthy tied the threat to IRS whistleblowers' contentions that a tax crime investigation included...

Orgy Club's 'Sex Jesus' Banned Over Hunter Biden Claim

SNCTM founder Damon Lawner made allegation on Instagram that president's son was a member

(Newser) - SNCTM bills itself as "the world's most exclusive members-only club," designed for "personal exploration" (ie, high-end sex orgies) and strict on maintaining privacy for those who belong. Now, however, the Los Angeles Times reports that the group's founder, 52-year-old Damon Lawner, has been banned for...

Trump, President React to Hunter Biden's Plea Deal

The 'complex' narrative isn't over yet, as Republicans pursue their own inquiries

(Newser) - When news broke that Hunter Biden had struck a plea deal on federal tax and gun charges, Donald Trump wrote that the "corrupt" Justice Department under President Biden had given the younger Biden the equivalent of a "traffic ticket," per the Hill . Meanwhile, the left-leaning Talking Points...

Hunter Biden Gets Plea Deal on Tax, Gun Charges

Move ends federal investigation, but congressional Republicans have their own inquiries

(Newser) - President Biden’s son Hunter will plead guilty to federal tax offenses and avoid prosecution on a separate gun charge in a deal with the Justice Department that likely spares him time behind bars, per the AP . Hunter Biden, 53, will plead guilty to the misdemeanor tax offenses as part...

IRS Whistleblower in Biden Probe Emerges From the Shadows

Gary Shapley tells CBS that DOJ 'slow-walked' probe into Hunter Biden's taxes

(Newser) - News organizations have already determined that an investigation at the center of an IRS whistleblower's allegations involves President Biden's son. Now, we know the name of that whistleblower. In an exclusive interview with CBS News , Gary Shapley, a supervisory special agent with the IRS' criminal investigations arm, tells...

Attorneys: DOJ Made 'Retaliatory' Move in Hunter Biden Case

Attorneys for IRS whistleblower say they've been taken off investigation into president's son

(Newser) - An IRS whistleblower said to have eyebrow-raising information on a "sensitive" investigation into a "high-profile, controversial subject" that's been going on since 2018 now says they've been removed from that inquiry, as has their "entire investigative team." The subject in question: Hunter Biden, per...

GOP Calls Biden Family Records a 'Smoking Gun'

White House dismisses investigation of Biden family as a 'political stunt'

(Newser) - Facing growing pressure to show progress in their investigations, House Republicans on Wednesday detailed what they say are concerning new findings about President Biden's family and their finances. The smoking gun, according to the GOP, is recently obtained financial records connected to the president's son Hunter Biden, brother...

Hunter Biden Is Suing Laptop Repairman

But countersuit doesn't acknowledge that he left laptop at Delaware repair shop

(Newser) - Hunter Biden's lawyers have filed counterclaims against a Delaware computer repairman who says the president's son left a laptop at his store in April 2019 and never returned to reclaim it. The lawyers are challenging John Paul Mac Isaac's claim that the laptop and an external hard...

Garland: I'll Stay Out of Hunter Biden Case

GOP senators press attorney general in hearing

(Newser) - Under questioning by Republican senators, Attorney General Merrick Garland testified Wednesday that US Attorney David Weiss of Delaware has the authority to decide whether to charge President Biden's son without interference. Weiss, who is conducting a criminal investigation into Hunter Biden concerning taxes and other issues, also could decide...

Ex-Twitter Execs: No Pressure to Block Hunter-Laptop Story

'The decisions here aren’t straightforward, and hindsight is 20/20,' says Yoel Roth

(Newser) - Former Twitter executives conceded Wednesday they made a mistake by blocking a story about Hunter Biden, the president’s son, from the social media platform in the run-up to the 2020 election—but they adamantly denied Republican assertions they were pressured by Democrats and law enforcement to suppress the story....

Hunter Biden's Legal Team Is Now Playing Hardball

Lawyers' aggressive new attempt to turn the tables involves urging probes of Giuliani, Bannon

(Newser) - House Republicans have started their long-sought investigation into Hunter Biden—but the legal team of the president's son has decided it's not going to settle for playing defense. CBS News reports that Biden's lawyers tag-teamed this week in an aggressive new strategy, going hard against longtime detractors...

House GOPer Sends Letter to Yellen on Hunter Biden

Republicans have started their probe into president's son, as well as into Joe Biden's finances

(Newser) - In October, federal agents announced they'd gathered enough evidence to justify charging Hunter Biden with crimes. Now, House Republicans have jump-started their long-desired investigation of the president's son, as well as the involvement of ex-Twitter employees in handling reporting on him. Per the Hill , a letter sent Wednesday...

Trump Suggests Suspending the Constitution

He doubles down on election fraud claims as White House fires back at suggestion

(Newser) - When he announced his reelection campaign, Donald Trump eased up on allegations of a stolen election in his speech. The former president ramped things back up in a big way this weekend, with a series of Truth Social posts calling for the suspension of the Constitution.
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Musk&#39;s Surprise Friday Drop: Twitter&#39;s Hunter Biden Files
Musk's Surprise Friday
Leak: 'The Twitter Files'

Musk's Surprise Friday Leak: 'The Twitter Files'

Writer Matt Taibbi posts internal convos on story on Hunter Biden's laptop, but not everyone's impressed

(Newser) - If tech reporters on the Twitter/Elon Musk beat thought they were going to get an early start to the weekend on Friday, a late afternoon tweet by Musk himself dashed those hopes. "What really happened with the Hunter Biden story suppression by Twitter will be published on Twitter at...

Bidens Host All-Day Wedding Celebration

Naomi Biden and Peter Neal marry on South Lawn on a cold day

(Newser) - Naomi Biden and Peter Neal married in a private ceremony in a public place on Saturday morning. Biden, 28, became the first grandchild of a sitting president to marry at the White House, in a South Lawn ceremony attended by President Biden and first lady Jill Biden. The wedding kicked...

There's Enough Evidence to Charge Hunter Biden: Agents

Decision on prosecution is up to a Trump appointee

(Newser) - Four years into the investigation, federal agents say they have assembled enough evidence to justify charging Hunter Biden with crimes. The evidence concerns tax crimes and a statement connected to the purchase of a gun, the Washington Post reports. The decision on whether to prosecute President Biden's son falls...

Graham Makes Dire Prediction if Trump Is Prosecuted

He predicts 'riots in the streets' if it happens

(Newser) - Lindsey Graham delivered an ominous warning Sunday about a potential prosecution of Donald Trump—he predicted "riots in the streets" if it happens, reports the Hill . What's more, he made the prediction twice. It caught the attention of Trump himself, who posted a video clip of Graham's...

Zuckerberg: FBI Caution Led to Limiting Story on Hunter Biden

Facebook founder defends process in interview with Joe Rogan

(Newser) - When the New York Post published a story saying then-Vice President Joe Biden was involved in his son Hunter's business machinations in Ukraine, shortly before the 2020 presidential election, Facebook restricted sharing of the article. Twitter did, too. Facebook's founder says the decision was made after warnings about...

Hunter Biden's 'Ultra-Private' Ex-Wife Finally Opens Up

Kathleen Buhle releases her memoir, 'If We Break,' on June 14

(Newser) - If the name Kathleen Buhle doesn't ring a bell, perhaps the 53-year-old's former name will: Kathleen Biden. The ex-wife of Hunter Biden is a couple weeks away from releasing If We Break, which Vanity Fair reported in January would mark the first time Buhle spoke publicly about the...

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