Hunter Biden’s attorney sent a letter Wednesday Request for investigation on the side of the former president donald trump They say they trafficked information they stole from his laptop.After years of Republican attacks, the president’s son’s strategy changed dramatically.
Among the letters, obtained by NBC News, were sent Wednesday to the Department of Justice’s National Security Agency, purporting to “access, copy, manipulate, and/or disseminate data on Mr. Biden’s computer.” includes Rudy Giuliani, who was Trump’s attorney at the time.
Hunter Biden’s attorney calls for an investigation into the same people for allegedly violating “various Delaware laws” in accessing Biden’s information from what Trump called a “hell laptop.” I wrote a letter to the Delaware Attorney General’s Office.
The Justice Department declined to comment. A spokesperson for the Delaware Attorney General did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Information from the laptop raises questions about Biden’s finances, which have been under investigation by federal prosecutors in Delaware since 2018. They have also been the source of several lewd articles from conservative media outlets, many of which focus on his drug use.
Biden has mostly kept a low profile during the years of the story — Trump asks, “Where’s the hunter?” During a campaign rally in the 2020 election — but a person familiar with the eldest son’s strategy told NBC News that enough was enough.
“This marks a new approach by Hunter Biden and his team.As questionable characters continue to infringe on his rights and media organizations try to sell lies and slander him, he sits in silence. I’m not going to be there,’ said the man.
Giuliani has admitted to giving a copy of his computer hard drive to the New York Post just before the 2020 presidential election. The letter to investigators also recommends an investigation into John Paul Mac Isaac, who said Biden abandoned a water-damaged laptop at a computer repair shop in Wilmington, Delaware.
“Mac Isaac worked with President Donald Trump’s personal attorney to illegally provide personal data on Biden to the New York Post so that data on Biden’s computer could be transferred to his father, Joseph R. Biden. We have chosen to weaponize against Mr.
Mac Isaac and others were accused of “theft of computer services” and Giuliani and others of “possession of stolen goods.”
Biden has previously deflected comment on whether various emails and photos are legitimate, but the letter appears to acknowledge at least some legitimacy, though Biden isn’t sure to what extent. Said he didn’t have it.
According to the letter, the evaluation of the data was “because for months neither the New York Post nor President Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani, who provided the material, was willing to make the data available to the public. It was very difficult.” , downstream recipients of what is purported to be Biden’s hard drive have reported data anomalies, suggesting manipulation of the data. ”
In a separate letter sent Wednesday, Biden’s attorney, Abbe Lowell, asked the Internal Revenue Service to consider the tax-exempt status of the charity run by Garrett Ziegler.
The letter said the organization “is nothing more than a thinly disguised political campaign to attack the Biden administration and the Biden family,” and that such groups are “not campaigners for or against a political candidate.” It is against the rule that you must not participate in
The IRS did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Biden’s lawyers also wrote to Fox News and host Tucker Carlson, demanding the retraction of “false and defamatory statements made by Mr. Carlson on his show” about Hunter Biden.
The story falsely implied that Hunter Biden was involved in a “money laundering scheme to fund President Biden’s lifestyle” and was paying $50,000 a month in rent. was soon debunked, but Carlson did not withdraw it, the letter states.
The letter also “notifies Carlson and the network of a possible lawsuit” and requests that they preserve all documents related to the article.
Fox News did not immediately respond to a request for comment.