Barr: No Special Counsel To Investigate Hunter Biden

The Washington Post reports:

Attorney General William P. Barr said Monday that he does not plan to appoint a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden, the son of the president-elect.

“I think to the extent that there’s an investigation, I think that it’s being handled responsibly and professionally currently within the department,” Barr told reporters at his final news conference at the Department of Justice.

“And to this point, I have not seen a reason to appoint a special counsel, and I have no plan to do so before I leave.” Barr’s last day as attorney general is Wednesday.

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