Whistleblowers who went to Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) with information about the FBI’s handling of the infamous Hunter Biden laptop claim the agency intentionally refused to investigate the matter for around a year.
According to new whistleblower allegations, local FBI leadership told employees, “you will not look at that Hunter Biden laptop.”
Read more about these revelations and my letter to the DOJ IG here:https://t.co/qn4zSj7pAU pic.twitter.com/bfi2PkX5G8
— Senator Ron Johnson (@SenRonJohnson) August 25, 2022
According to the anonymous whistleblowers, the agency told employees “you will not look at that Hunter Biden laptop” because leadership did not want “to change the outcome of the election again.”
The agency is referring to the Hillary Clinton email investigation announced by then-FBI Director James Comey just days ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
Senator Johnson wrote a letter to DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz on Wednesday, calling for an investigation into the FBI’s handling of the Hunter Biden laptop.
“Whistleblowers have recently contacted my office to share serious concerns about the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) handling of Hunter Biden’s laptop,” he wrote. “These new allegations provide even more evidence of FBI corruption and renew calls for you to take immediate steps to investigate the FBI’s actions regarding the laptop.”
Continuing, Senator Johnson explained that while Horowitz may be hesitant to interfere with a potential “ongoing investigation” into the laptop by the FBI, the Wisconsin politician does not think the agency can be trusted with the matter.
“I hope you understand that the longer your office stands on the sidelines and delays investigating the FBI’s actions, the harder it will be for you to uncover the truth and hold individuals accountable for wrongdoing,” Senator Johnson added.
Concluding his letter to Horowitz, the senator suggested the DOJ “begin by obtaining the history of the investigative actions taken by the FBI on Hunter Biden’s laptop which should be available on the FBI’s case management system, Sentinel.”
“This case file should provide valuable information about the steps the FBI took to examine the laptop,” he explained. “The American people deserve transparency and expect allegations of government corruption to be fully and immediately investigated.”
Between the FBI’s raid of Donald Trump’s Florida home Mar-a-Lago and their intentional refusal to look into Hunter Biden’s laptop, Senator Johnson has a great point regarding the agency’s lack of credibility.