Hunter Biden indict­ment: Law­mak­ers, lawyer, and whistle­blow­ers react to new tax charges

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Fol­low­ing first son Hunter Biden’s indict­ment Thurs­day, law­mak­ers and whistle­blow­ers weighed in on the mat­ter.
In a joint state­ment obtained by the Wash­ing­ton Exam­in­er’s Reese Gor­man, IRS whistle­blow­ers Joseph Ziegler and Gary Shap­ley tout­ed the indict­ment as a “com­plete vin­di­ca­tion” of their efforts.
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“Eight months ago we did some­thing ordi­nary peo­ple don’t do: we risked our careers and rep­u­ta­tions to bring the truth out of the shad­ows and into the light,” they said.
“We were moved sole­ly by our con­sciences, yet faced con­tin­u­al attacks. Nev­er­the­less, in the face of all odds, we nev­er wavered from what we shared with Con­gress. Today’s indict­ment is a com­plete vin­di­ca­tion of our thor­ough inves­ti­ga­tion, and under­scores the wide agree­ment by inves­ti­ga­tors and pros­e­cu­tors that the evi­dence sup­port­ed charges against Hunter Biden. Yet as we have stat­ed, this is much big­ger than our inves­ti­ga­tion or any one indi­vid­ual: it’s about equal treat­ment of tax­pay­ers under the law,” they said.

New: State­ment from IRS whistle­blow­ers Joseph Ziegler and Gary Shapley:“Today’s indi …