Garland says he has not discussed Hunter Biden case with president

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Attorney general nominee Merrick Garland said on Monday that he has not discussed a Justice Department investigation involving Hunter Biden with President Biden or other members of the administration.

"I have not. The president made abundantly clear in every public statement ... that decisions about investigation and prosecutions will be left to the Justice Department," Garland said during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in response to a question from Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa).

"That was the reason that I was willing to take on this job. So the answer to your question is no," Garland added.

U.S. Attorney David Weiss of Delaware is handling a tax probe into Hunter Biden, who announced late last year that he was under investigation.

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