A judge is threatening Hunter Biden’s attorney with sanctions unless they explain a fake call to a clerk asking for testimony from IRS whistleblowers be removed from his case.
The Daily Mail reported Tuesday that Delaware Judge Maryellen Noreika excoriated the attorneys after the plot was discovered.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith alerted Noreika that someone had called the court clerk and misrepresented themselves as his attorney, requesting to remove 448 pages of congressional testimony from the IRS whistleblowers.
When Smith’s real attorney told the clerk this was an error, they fired off a missive to Biden’s attorney, who claimed that the clerk had taken down the testimony on their own. Smith reportedly provided evidence that the request had come from a staffer with ties to Biden’s attorneys.
Noreika demanded that Biden’s attorneys explain the incident or face sanctions.
“It appears that the caller misrepresented her identity and who she worked for in an attempt to improperly convince the clerk’s office to remove the amicus materials from the docket,” ordered Noreika.
“Therefore, it is hereby ordered that, on or before 9pm today on July 25, 2023, counsel for defendant shall show cause as to why sanctions should not be considered for misrepresentations to the court,” she added.
Smith requested that Noreika toss out a deal made between Hunter Biden and Delaware prosecutors that many criticized as a “sweetheart deal.” Biden had been under investigation over unpaid taxes and false information he placed on an application for a firearms license.
“The Defendant appears to have benefited from political interference which calls into question the propriety of the investigation of the U.S. Attorney’s Office,” wrote Smith’s attorney in the court filing. “[I]t is critical that the Court consider the Whistleblower Materials before determining whether to accept the Plea Agreement.”
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