Hoeven Joins Colleagues Calling for Special Counsel Authority for Hunter Biden Prosecutor

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, along with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), this week pressed Attorney General Merrick Garland to extend special counsel protections to U.S. Attorney David Weiss as he conducts an investigation into Hunter Biden.

In addition to Hoeven and Cornyn, the letter was signed by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), John Thune (R-SD), John Barrasso (R-WY), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Rick Scott (R-FL), Ron Johnson (R-WI), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), James Lankford (R-OK), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Josh Hawley (R-MO), Mike Lee (R-UT), Steve Daines (R-MT), Ted Cruz (R-TX), James Risch (R-ID), Mike Crapo (R-ID), Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), James Inhofe (R-OK), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), John Kennedy (R-LA), Roger Marshall (R-KS), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Shelley Moore-Capito (R-WV), Tim Scott (R-SC), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Bill Hagerty (R-TN), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), and Ben Sasse (R-NE).

Click here for the full text of the letter.