Hunter Biden’s lawyer Chris Clark threatened to put Joe Biden, AKA, “The Big Guy,” AKA, “Robert L. Peters,” on the stand, according to a 32-page letter reviewed by Politico.
The letter, penned in October 2022, issued a warning: Joe Biden could be called to the witness stand if the feds charge Hunter.
It was Halloween of 2022, and Hunter Biden’s lawyer, Chris Clark, didn’t sound happy. Just three weeks earlier, news had leaked that federal agents believed they had enough evidence to charge his client with illegally buying a gun as a drug user.
The leak was “illegal,” the lawyer wrote to the U.S. attorney overseeing the probe. The prosecution, he argued, would be seen as purely political, and it might even violate the Second Amendment.
Then he issued a warning: If the Justice Department charged the president’s son, his lawyers would put the president on the witness stand.
“President Biden now unquestionably would be a fact witness for the defense in any criminal trial,” Clark wrote in a 32-page letter reviewed by POLITICO.
That letter, along with more than 300 pages of previously unreported emails and documents exchanged between Hunter Biden’s legal team and prosecutors, sheds new light on the fraught negotiations that nearly produced a broad plea deal. That deal would have resolved Biden’s most pressing legal issues — the gun purchase and his failure to pay taxes for several years — and it also could have helped insulate Biden from future prosecution by a Republican-led Justice Department.
Late last month Hunter Biden arrived at court in Delaware to agree to a sweetheart deal by the Biden Department of Justice on his years of criminal drug use, trafficking prostitutes, and multi-million dollar pay-for-play and bribery schemes with foreign officials from China, Ukraine, Romania, etc.
Hunter was only charged with two misdemeanors related to tax fraud and he will avoid prison time on the gun charge.
The sweetheart deal fell apart after the judge rejected the prosecutor’s request for Hunter Biden to receive immunity from future charges.
Federal prosecutors recently said that Hunter Biden’s plea negotiations are at an impasse and asserted the case is headed for a trial in a court filing.
Prosecutors said the venue for Hunter Biden’s tax-related charges lies either in California or DC, not Delaware.
“Venue for these offenses does not lie in Delaware. Rather, venue for these offenses and any other related tax offenses lies either in the Central District of California or in the District of Columbia. The information was filed in this District because the parties had previously agreed that the Defendant would waive any challenge to venue and plead guilty in this District. However, during the July 26, 2023, hearing that the Court set on this matter, the Defendant pled not guilty. Since that time, the parties have engaged in further plea negotiations but are at an impasse. The Government now believes that the case will not resolve short of a trial,” the filing said.
“Now that the parties are at an impasse, a trial is in order,” they wrote. “Venue must be proper for each count of an indictment.”
The Delaware judge on Friday dismissed Hunter Biden’s tax charges.
Hunter Biden is expected to face the same or similar charges in DC or California after US Attorney from Delaware was given special counsel status.