Republicans sue two DOJ officials for ignoring subpoenas in Hunter Biden investigation

House Republicans filed a lawsuit Thursday against two Department of Justice officials who were involved in the department’s prosecution of Hunter Biden, saying the officials defied subpoenas by refusing to appear for depositions.

The House Judiciary Committee asked in its complaint that the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., force the officials, both of whom work in the DOJ Tax Division, to comply with the subpoenas and meet with the committee for interviews.

The officials, senior litigation counsel Mark Daly and trial attorney Jack Morgan, were present at a meeting at DOJ headquarters in June 2022 about prosecution decisions related to Biden. Gary Shapley, an IRS criminal investigator-turned-whistleblower who was also present at the meeting, alleged to Congress that the Tax Division opposed bringing charges against Biden during that meeting.

The committee has been engaged for several months
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