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U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland pushed back Friday on claims that U.S. Attorney David Weiss, a Trump nominee, was blocked from bringing charges against Hunter Biden last year and that he refused to designate Weiss as a special counsel in the case.

Garland’s remarks come after IRS whistleblowers claimed in testimony that was released on Thursday that Weiss was blocked from bringing charges against Hunter Biden in multiple jurisdictions last year.

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Garland told reporters that Weiss was “permitted to continue his investigation and to make a decision to prosecute any way in which he wanted to, and in any district in which he wanted to.”

“Mr. Weiss has since sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee confirming that he had that authority,” Garland said. “I don’t know how it would be possible for anybody to block him from bringing a prosecution, given that he has this authority.”

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