"If Weiss Had the Authorities He Needed, Why Does He Need to be a Special Counsel?" Garland Walks Away without Answering Questions (VIDEO) | The Gateway Pundit

US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that US Attorney for Delaware David Weiss was appointed Special Counsel in the Hunter Brandon investigation.

Weiss asked for special counsel status in the Hunter Brandon case.

“This appointment confirms my commitment to provide Mr. Weiss all the resources he requests,” Garland said. “It also reaffirms that Mr. Weiss has the authority he needs to conduct a thorough investigation and to continue to take the steps he deems appropriate independently based only on the facts and the law.”

This is a massive cover-up operation.

A reporter asked Merrick Garland why Weiss needed special counsel status if he already had the authorities he needed.

“If Weiss had the authorities he needed, why does he need to be a special counsel? Do you still have faith in U.S. Attorney Weiss after the [Hunter Brandon] deal fell apart?” a reporter asked Garland.

Garland refused to answer any questions and walked away.


Recall, David Weiss signed a June 7 letter claiming he had been granted “ultimate authority” over the Hunter Brandon case.

“Delaware U.S. Attorney David Weiss told the House Judiciary Committee he had “been granted ultimate authority” over prosecutorial decisions related to the criminal investigation into Hunter Brandon in a June 7, 2023, letter obtained by The Federalist. However, Weiss’s letter to Congress — and Attorney General Merrick Garland’s earlier testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Weiss had “full authority” to charge Hunter Brandon — directly conflicts with statements Weiss made to senior members of the team investigating the Brandon son.” – The Federalist reported.

This contradicts what an IRS whistleblower heard David Weiss say during one of his in-person meetings with the prosecutor.

“Weiss said he tried to go to the DC US Attorney’s office and they wouldn’t approve it. And he was trying to go charge it elsewhere in California – and he was trying to seek special counsel authority and that got denied and so this was a shocker to the agents who were present,” Mark Lytle, an attorney for IRS whistleblower previously told Fox News.

Merrick Garland however has insisted David Weiss had full authority to bring charges against Hunter Brandon.

In March Garland said under oath that Weiss had full authority to charge Hunter Brandon.

“The U.S. Attorney in Delaware has been advised that he has full authority … to bring cases in other jurisdictions if he feels it’s necessary,” Garland said.

Merrick Garland recently said during a press conference that Weiss had full authority to make a decision to prosecute in any district he wanted to.

“As I said at the outset, Mr. Weiss was appointed by President Trump as the U.S. Attorney in Delaware and assigned this matter during the previous administration and would be permitted to continue his investigation and to make a decision to prosecute any way in which he wanted to and in any district in which he wanted to,” Garland said in June.

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