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A federal judge in California has decided against Hunter Biden’s request to dismiss his tax-related charges on Monday, allowing the criminal case to proceed.

Hunter Biden’s defense argued last month that the prosecution was politically motivated, implicating two IRS agents who later emerged as whistleblowers. Despite their efforts, Judge Mark Scarsi found the defense’s claims unconvincing. He criticized the lack of concrete evidence presented, stating, “The motion is remarkable in that it fails to include a single declaration, exhibit, or request for judicial notice. Instead, Defendant cites portions of various Internet news sources, social media posts, and legal blogs. These citations, however, are not evidence.”

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Judge Mark Scarsi

The judge added that Biden’s legal team failed “to present a reasonable inference, let alone clear evidence, of discriminatory effect and discriminatory purpose.” This comes after Hunter Biden’s plea to dismiss the case due to “outrageous government conduct.”

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Hunter Biden, the son of the President, is facing a series of felony and misdemeanor charges. These charges are tied to allegations of tax evasion, filing false tax returns, and failing to pay taxes from 2016 to 2019.


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