Jordan, Comer press CIA over alleged interference in Hunter Biden investigation | 21 March 2024 | House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan and House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer on Thursday pressed CIA Director William Burns over the agency's alleged interference in a tax investigation into first son Hunter Biden. The Department of Justice and Internal Revenue Service had for years conducted a tax investigation into the first son that came under scrutiny from whistleblowers who alleged that Biden-appointed DOJ officials had worked to stifle the probe and prevent the worst charges from being brought. The case nearly culminated in a plea agreement, though that effort failed to survive judicial scrutiny and Attorney General Merrick Garland has since elevated U.S. Attorney David Weiss to special counsel status to continue the probe. "Recently, the Committees received information from a whistleblower alleging that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) intervened in the investigation of Hunter Biden to prevent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigators from interviewing a witness. We therefore write to request relevant material from the CIA," the Republicans wrote to Burns.