Garland's double standard: A special counsel for Trump but not Hunter and Joe Biden

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From the moment he was sworn in as attorney general, Merrick Garland set out to transform the Department of Justice into a zealous political organ. Without conscience, he weaponized his immense powers to protect President Biden while punishing his adversaries. Garland’s appointment of a special counsel to take over the DOJ’s investigations of Donald Trump offers further proof.

U.S. government regulations specify that a special counsel will be named whenever there exists a conflict of interest or even the appearance of one. Garland cited Trump’s announcement that he is again running for president in 2024 and Biden’s stated intention to do the same. The impropriety of an incumbent candidate’s administration investigating his opponent is self-evident.  

Yet, the attorney general continues to ignore an even greater conflict of interest as he presides over an FBI and U.S. attorney investigation of Hunter Biden that directly implicates his father, the president.

How convenient and dishonest. It bears the unmistakable stench of a double standard.  

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The probe has gone nowhere during Biden’s presidency, and no charges have been filed.  More than a dozen FBI whistleblowers have stepped forward to expose the political

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